The Summer Palace was an important political stage of the late Qing Dynasty, and wasalso one of the important residences ofEmpress Dowager Cixi in her later life. From 1891 to 1908, as the owner of the Summer Palace and the supreme ruler of the late Qing Dynasty, Empress Dowager Cixi spent most of her last 18 years in the beautiful scenery of the Summer Palace. Cixilivedandentertainedhere, tooksightseeing tours, celebratedfestivals andmanagedstate affairs, leaving tens of thousands of pieces of cultural relics.
This exhibition selects hundreds of pieces of cultural relics related to Cixi so as to completely reflect herdisposition and the characteristics of palace life. It not only mirrors the real life of Cixi, but also gives visitors a glimpse of the palace culture in the late Qing Dynasty, alongside its historical and cultural background.
Graded Objects: 100 Pieces(Set)
Availability: 18 May 2016--18 May 2017