General Archives of the Ricci Institute

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A sample of the archives.

Celestial Icons

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Chinese Christian Paintings from the “Celestial Icons” Collection, Fu Jen Catholic University, Beijing (1946-47)

Red Manifesto

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The “Red Manifesto”: Original 1716 document in Latin, Chinese, and Manchu, ordered by the Kangxi Emperor, and an important item in the Chinese Rites controversy.

Chinese Jesuit Portraits

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Portraits from the Zikawei Orphanage (Shanghai) workshops. Painted for the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exhibition in San Francisco.