Plundered Art: Chinese Restore Garden of Perfect Brightness
Restoring the Garden of Perfect Brightness
The Chinese government brings a series of broze animal heads home
by David Johnson
| Plundering the Past: Intro |
Glossary of Art Movements
Law Enforcement & Crime
British and French troops ransacked the palace and burned it to the ground in 1860 in an effort to force China to accept the opium trade. Today, the complex has been rebuilt as a museum.