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Chinese Posters

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2004.10

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

25 posters and handpainted scenes from China.  Subject matter includes family scenes and cultural themes.


  • Creation: 1910-1915

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Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.


0.50 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

Collection is currently being arranged and described. Consult a staff member for assistance.

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

Handpainted on fragile tissue paper.

Acquisition Information:


Separated Materials:

Five maps of North America were separated from this collection and were added to the Map Collection on 02/09/2015.

Physical Description

25 items

Guide to the Chinese Posters
Finding Aid Authors: Anne Johnson.
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Script of description
Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository