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An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China by Sir George Staunton (1737–1801)

An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China by Sir George Staunton (1737–1801) 1798, 2nd edition, corrected & extra-illustrated, in 5 volumes

 

Celebrating the Centenary:
Gems of The University of Hong Kong Libraries

29 November 2012 to 27 January 2013

**EXTENDED TO 17 FEBRUARY 2013**

The University Libraries and The University Museum and Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong, were delighted to jointly present an exhibition “Celebrating the Centenary: Gems of the University of Hong Kong Libraries” to commemorate the centenary of University Libraries and the eightieth anniversary of the establishment of the Fung Ping Shan Library.

On display were over one hundred rare books, manuscripts and artefacts from the University Libraries, including letters and manuscripts by renowned scholars, maps and rubbings, as well as imprints dated back to the 13th and 14th centuries.

The exhibition provided an overview of the development of the HKU Libraries from the founding in 1912 to the present day, and the history of the Fung Ping Shan Library. Highlights include An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China by Sir George Staunton (1737-1801), The Hongkong Almanack and Directory for 1846: with an Appendix compiled by William Tarrant (1820-1872) in 1846,Essays on Self-discipline dated 1234, and Collection of Random Sketches, a handwritten copy dated to the Ming dynasty (1369-1644).

Exhibition Details
University Museum and Art Gallery
The University of Hong Kong
90 Bonham Road, Hong Kong
Monday to Saturday 9:30 am–6:00 pm
Sunday 1:00–6:00 pm
Closed on public and University holidays
(24–26 December, 31 December pm)
Free Admission
Enquiries: 2241 5500

Weekend Guided tours (in Cantonese)

Celebrating the Centenary: Gems of the University of Hong Kong Libraries
Saturday 1 December, 2012 3 p.m.
Saturday 12 January, 2013 3 p.m.
Place: 1st floor, Fung Ping Shan Building
Speaker: Dr Y C Wan, Deputy Librarian, HKUL

百年聚珍
香港大學圖書館館藏

29.11.2012–27.1.2013

香港大學圖書館及香港大學美術博物館聯合主辦“百年聚珍 — 香港大學圖書館館藏” 展,以慶祝香港大學圖書館百周年暨馮平山圖書館創立八十周年紀念。

這次展覽展出香港大學圖書館逾百件珍藏,包括大量中、西文善本書籍,著名學者書信、手抄本、珍貴地圖、拓本等,還有遠至十三、四世紀出版的善本書籍。

展覽亦闡述香港大學圖書館由一九一二年發展至今的概況及馮平山圖書館的歷史。展出的精品包括由斯當東爵士撰寫的《英使謁見乾隆紀實》、臺特仁編著《一八四六年之香港年鑑及指南,連附錄》、宋版《自警編》及明嘉靖鈔本《說郛》。

展覽詳情
香港大學美術博物館
香港般咸道九十號
星期一至六  上午九時三十分至下午六時
星期日  下午一時至六時
十二月二十四日至二十六日、十二月三十一日下午
及公眾假期休息。
免費入場
查詢電話:2241 5500

週末展覽導賞(粵語)
百年聚珍: 香港大學圖書館館藏展
2012年12月1日(星期六)下午三時

2013年1月12日(星期六)下午三時

地點:馮平山樓一樓
講者:香港大學馮平山圖書館館長尹耀全博士

   
Essays on Self-discipline by Zhao Shanliao

Essays on Self-discipline by Zhao Shanliao, Song dynasty, 1234 Imprint,
34 cm x 21 cm

宋版趙善璙撰《自警編》
一二三四年
九江郡齋刻本
34厘米x 21厘米

 

Collection of Random Sketches by Tao Zongyi of the Yuan dynasty

Collection of Random Sketches by Tao Zongyi of the Yuan dynasty
Mid-16th century manuscript
32 cm x 19.5 cm

明嘉靖鈔本元陶宗儀輯《說郛》
十六世紀中葉
32厘米 x 19.5厘米

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