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After the Chinese taste : China's influence in America, 1730-1930

Author: Ellen Denker; Peabody Museum of Salem.
Publisher: Salem, Mass. : Peabody Museum of Salem, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This books is the second of two exhibitions with catalogues undertaken to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Massachusetts' entry into the China trade. The exhibitions were originally planned by the China Trade Museum, and when that institution merged with the Peabody Museum of Salem, the trustees and staff of the Peabody undertook to complete both projects. Just as the first exhibition celebrated the merger and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Denker; Peabody Museum of Salem.
ISBN: 087577153X 9780875771533
OCLC Number: 12695054
Description: xi, 79 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Lenders to the exhibition --
Long way East: American colonists view China from a European perspective, 1830 to 1784 --
At arm's length: Americans in China, 1784 to 1860 --
Face to face: Chinese in America, 1860 to 1930.
Responsibility: Ellen Paul Denker.

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This books is the second of two exhibitions with catalogues undertaken to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Massachusetts' entry into the China trade. The exhibitions were originally planned by the China Trade Museum, and when that institution merged with the Peabody Museum of Salem, the trustees and staff of the Peabody undertook to complete both projects. Just as the first exhibition celebrated the merger and consequent inauguration of a new department of Asian Export Art at the Peabody Museum, so the present exhibition marks the commencement of construction of a new wing to display the combined Asian export art collections.--pg. v.

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