Suzhou museum to commemorate a revolutionary literature group

Nov 13, 2017|By Tong Wangyue

A cultural and historical museum opened to the public today in Suzhou to record and commemorate achievements of Nanshe, China’s first bourgeois revolutionary literature group in the modern era. Established in Huqiu area of Suzhou on November 13,1909, nearing the end of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), the group gathered more than 3,000 elite members in politics, military, education, culture, science and other fields to support the democratic Revolution of 1911, which overthrew China's last imperial dynasty. The museum exhibits more than 2,000 kinds of manuscript and books, 400 pieces of calligraphy and painting works, 100 scrolls and albums, and 1,000 research works by Nanshe members.


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