From the Meilan Solly at Smithsonian.com:
…the Palace Museum, which houses one of the world’s largest collection of Chinese artifacts and artworks, is opening its (digital) doors to a new audience. BBC’s Kerry Allen reports that 70,000 high-resolution images of items ranging from paintings to antiquities are available in a new digital archive. It’s free to download the images, as well as accompanying background information about artifacts.
According to The Paper, a state-funded Chinese news site, museum officials plan to add 500 photographs to the database every year.
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