Magnum Photos: Where Ideas Are Born, David Batchelor: Colour Is and our permanent collections will be open on Saturday 25 June. Please note that due to a wedding taking place, the Ground Floor Galleries will be closed from 2.30pm.
During the Han dynasty, men reaching 70 years of age were awarded with a wangzhang, or king’s staff, which was topped with a dove-shaped finial. This reward earned them certain advantages and a greater respect amongst the community.
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