14:56 | 08/04/2016 Society
As many as 22 gold books and other royal gold objects of the Nguyen Dynasty are on display at the Vietnam National Museum of History in Hanoi.
Entitled “Imperial Treasures - Gold Books of the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945),” the exhibition puts on display for the first time 22 gold books, 10 gold stamps and other royal objects.
Mr. Dinh Ngoc Trien, from the Vietnam National Museum of History in Hanoi, said the 22 gold books were chosen from a collection of 94 gold books. This is just small number among 3,000 precious imperial objects of the Nguyen Dynasty which were received by the museum from 1945 when King Bao Dai abdicated.
Director of the Vietnam National Museum of History Nguyen Van Cuong spoke at the inaugural ceremony, saying that the exhibition offers the public a closer view of the Nguyen Dynasty’s royal objects which have been preserved carefully. Besides, the exhibition provides the public with insight into the significance of these treasures, as well as an historical, cultural and aesthetic appreciation of the Nguyen Dynasty.
The exhibition will remain in place until August./.