Series Scope and Content Summary
The ephemera in this series include a medium sized printing block, an Asian folding fan with floral pattern, and a commemorative
plaque presented by Minister Chu Hwei-Sen, Minister of Education, of the Republic of China. The plaque shows an engraving
of a portrait of the Chinese philosopher Confucius created by
Tang Dynasty artist Wu Daozi (680-740) along with a quote from the
Confucian Analects, book XIV, chapter XXX: "The way of a man of excellence is threefold, but I am not equal to it. Virtuous, he is free from
anxieties; wise, he is free from perplexities; courageous, he is free from fear."
This series is loosely arranged by format.