These iconic ships are a defining symbol of Chinese naval warfare, travel and trade
This native of China is believed to be the most faithful bird species in the world.
The idea of opposite forces complementing each other is at the core of many belief systems.
Mandarins were important public officials & bureaucrats, playing a vital role in the country's imperial history.
Did you know that China produces almost a third of the world’s rice?
We sliced up some of China’s most popular fruits into this colourful gallery.
The beautifully pleated Chinese parasol serves multiple purposes: as sunblock, dance prop, or good luck charm.
Browse collections relating to China from cultural heritage institutions across Europe
This set of Carl Simon's glass slides from the collection of United Archives was used for a presentation on China
Colourful graphic styles applied to socio-political messages, from the Etnografiska museet in Stockholm, Sweden
These 'peasant paintings' by Huxian farmers in the 1950s are vibrant tableaux depicting daily life and festive occasions
Swedish explorer and archaeologist Folke Bergman participated in Sven Hedin's Sino-Swedish Expedition in the 1930s
A breathtaking series of images selected German photographer’s Wolfgang Schröter’s 50,000-piece legacy