Chinese Maps: An Exhibition at the British Library

  title={Chinese Maps: An Exhibition at the British Library},
  author={Howard Nelson},
  journal={The China Quarterly},
  pages={357 - 362}
  • H. Nelson
  • Published 1 June 1974
  • Art
  • The China Quarterly
The Map Room and the Department of Oriental Manuscripts and Printed Books of the British Library (formerly part of the British Museum) have recently mounted a special exhibition of Chinese and Japanese maps.1 The opportunity has been provided by a most generous loan from a private collector, by the availability of the new oriental gallery at the Museum, and by the interest of several members of the staff. Intended originally to redress the balance of a series of exhibitions devoted primarily to… 

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