Destined to be one of the most important books published in Canada, this coffee table volume includes the complete ROM collection of 100 oil paintings and 373 sketches, the world's largest Paul Kane collection. Kane's evocative sketches and paintings of Native peoples, customs, and artifacts, have become a treasured part of Canada's heritage.
English edition: ISBN 978-0-88854-478-0
French edition: ISBN 978-0-88854-467-4
Traditional Chinese edition: ISBN 978-0-88854-477-3
Simplified Chinese edition: ISBN 978-0-88854-479-7
Long considered mythological until its discovery by well diggers in 1974, the terracotta army of China's first emperor was interred in an underground tomb complex in China's northern Shaanxi province for more than 2,000 years. Seldom seen outside China, a selection of warriors and their artifacts has crossed the world to be exhibited at the ROM from June 26, 2010 to January 2, 2011. A concise history of the warrior emperor and his army.
Every great museum has artifacts or specimens of unusual value, items of cultural or natural significance that symbolize the nature, quality, and values of the institution. The Royal Ontario Museum has created this special catalogue to provide more information on the star or "iconic" objects on display throughout the Museum. Discover the unique story of each of these treasures, capturing its history, significance, and acquisition.
The deluxe edition of ROM founding director Charles T. Currelly's memoirs. With full-colour plates. Published on the 90th anniversary of the opening of the Museum.
This exquisitely beautiful volume showcases four centuries of Chinese fan paintings-dreamscapes of lilac, lotus, and wisteria, and sailboats in the mist. Author Tsang illuminates the auspicious symbolism that permeates every painting. 150+ colour photographs.
Adapted from the coffee table book about the history of the ROM's architecture, to be published in fall 2007, this souvenir edition offers an introduction to the architectural evolution of Canada's largest museum. From the original yellow-brick ROM of 1914 and the great stone building of 1933 to the Michael Lee-Chin Crystal of 2007, Bold Visions will interest both the general reader and the architectural aficionado.
An invaluable reference for naturalists and botanists, both professional and amateur, this comprehensive volume contains detailed descriptions of more than 200 species. Profusely illustrated.