CHINA Museums cash in on the past

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Museums cash in on the past

China Daily

12:04, February 17, 2021

Summer Palace employees, clad in Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) costumes, display the park's first creative product of 2021, a gift package with rabbit patterns, in Beijing on Jan 1. [Photo by Jiang Dong/China Daily]

Suzhou Museum's drinking set designed to warm wine, printed with part of a painting by Wen Zhengming, a scholar-artist from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). [Photo provided to China Daily]

Tourists visit a store of creative products at Shenyang Palace Museum in Liaoning province on Nov 24. [Huang Jinkun/for China Daily]

The Palace Museum's pocket watch, inspired by the 24 divisions of the solar year on the Chinese lunar calendar. [Photo by Xu Lin/China Daily]

Suzhou Museum's mooncakes, packaged with designs of Spring Festival-themed woodblock prints. [Photo provided to China Daily]

People attend a creative product expo held in Shanghai on Nov 19. [Photo by Chen Yuyu/for China Daily]

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