An exhibition of imperial autographs on official documents of Nguyen
dynasty (1802 – 1945), will open on August 15 in Hanoi.
132 official documents will be displayed at 10 sections, corresponding
to the 10 Kings of the dynasty, which reigned over the country from
1802 to 1945, starting with King Gia Long and the last being King Bao
Documents bearing the writings of King Gia
Long included medical reports of the court physicians, while King Minh
Menh wrote his instructions on many reports regarding agricultural,
education, administration, training and cultural matters.
King Bao Dai left many comments in three languages – Vietnamese, Chinese and French, on the official documents.
The exhibition will run until December 31 at the National Archives Centre I in Hanoi.-VNA