Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute presents Through Shen-kan. Sterling Clark in China

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute presents Through Shen-kan. Sterling Clark in China, an exhibition on view, June 16, 2012 – September 16, 2012.


Members of the expedition, from left to right: Arthur de Carle Sowerby, Robert Sterling Clark, Nathaniel H. Cobb, A. Grant, Captain H.E.M. Douglas, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Image # 2008-3140

The Institute’s founder, Sterling Clark, organized and led an expedition collecting specimens and information in North China, which is documented in the publication Through Shên-kan: The Account of the Clark Expedition in North China, 1908–9.

Clark’s life and experiences in China are explored in the exhibition Through Shên-kan: Sterling Clark in China, a selection of biological specimens, scientific equipment, historic photographs, and original documents related to the expedition.

This exhibition is supported by the Fernleigh Foundation.

Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
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www.clarkart.edu/museum

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