Re: Chinese museums online
- Gary, just to let you know that I think what you are doing is simiply
fantastic. This will be an invaluable resource for people all over
who have limited access to the artifacts.
--- In DragonSeedLegacy@yahoogroups.com, "Gary L. Todd" Gary,
> I have just opened a website for the purpose of housing photos of
> thousands of artifacts from every major museum in China. So far I have
> some 5000 photos posted, with several thousand more waiting for more
> storage space. I intend to visit many more museums over the next few
> years and constantly add to the database of ancient Chinese artifacts.
> I am also including at the site a series of 28 lectures on Chinese
> history, but as each file consumes over 500 megabytes, it will be a
> while before these are all available. The site is rather egotistically
> labelled http://www.GaryLeeTodd.com/ and is also something of a
> commercial for the university which employes me to teach the stuff
> featured on the website. FYI, the photo albums are not limited to
> China, but include photos from ancient Egypt, Europe, Rome and
> Mesoamerica. It's pretty neat to get paid to do your hobby, and the
> birthplace of Chinese civilization is a great place to live.
> Gary L. Todd, Ph.D.
> Professor of History
> Sias International University
> Xinzheng, Henan, China