HERBERT HOOVER

 

 

Hoover Chinese artifacts

PHOTOGRAPH of the Hoover home in Tientsin, China
HAND-DRAWN MAP depicting the Siege of Tientsin during the Boxer Rebellion, drawn by Herbert Hoover
RED PAPER STRIP with the Hoover family name in Chinese characters, used as gift wrap or dinner seating
CHINESE PORCELAINS from the Ch'ing Dynasty (1644-1912) collected by the Hoovers who favored the "blue and white" porcelains from the K'ang Hsi Period (1662-1722)
IMPERIAL CHINESE DRAGON ROBE: the sleeves have been cut short by either Mrs. Hoover or her daughter-in-law for their ease in wearing the garment about the house
ASIAN SCROLL depicting a Buddha character, possibly from Japan

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library-Museum, West Branch IA


 

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