100 years ago: ‘Wonders of the East’: Stein Exhibition in the British Museum Extension

Stein Photo 28/7(4), Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Stein Photo 28/7(4), Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

The blog of the International Dunhuang Project describes the exhibition of items (photographs, paintings, books, and others) from Aurel Stein’s early 20th century expeditions to Central Asia. ‘Wonders of the East’: Stein Exhibition in the British Museum Extension, which opened on 7 May 1914, was “designed to show the most valuable results of the second journey of archaeological and geographical investigation carried out by Sir Marc Aurel Stein, K.C.I.E, in Chinese Turkestan and the adjoining western border of China, under the joint auspices of the Government of India and the Trustees of the British Museum.”

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