New China Eyewitness: Roger Duff, Rewi Alley and the art of museum diplomacy

  • Date: Monday, 11 December 2017 to Monday, 11 December 2017
  • Time: 06:00PM to 08:00PM
  • Location: Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Avenue
  • Ticket: Free

Book Launch

Edited by James Beattie and Richard Bullen
Chinese translation by Xiongbo Shi 


New China Eyewitness is the fascinating account of the 1956 visit to the People’s Republic of China by a group of prominent New Zealanders – including Roger Duff, James Bertram, Evelyn Page, Angus Ross and Ormond Wilson – and of how Canterbury Museum came to acquire the largest collection of Chinese art in New Zealand.

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