The Shanghai Museum is one of the major museums of China. Its ancient Chinese collection comprises over 120,000 objects such as furniture, paintings, coins, seals, jewelry, household items, paintings, ceramics and bronzes. During the coronavirus pandemic, it was the first Chinese museum to announce its closing, on January 23rd — the same day the Wuhan lockdown was announced.
The Shanghai Museum. Photograph by David Leo Veksler.
This timespace follows the World Health Organization's situation reports regarding the COVID-19 outbreak that started in Hubei, China, in January 2020. Cover photograph taken in Japan by Jérémy Stenuit.