The National Palace Museum was born in 1925, the year after the last Emperor left the Forbidden City in Beijing. The treasures in the former palace had been chosen over the centuries to delight the exacting taste of successive emperors. Today in its new home in Taipei, the Museum houses a total of 700,000 national treasures.
This CD-ROM presents 136 selected antiquities and works of art in 12 categories. Each exhibit is described by a narrator for easy listening, while zoom and resolvemore >>