The 74th insert from the album The Imperial City of Beijing, China. The photo shows the decoration of the coffered ceiling (zaojing 藻井) in the Hall of the Union of Heaven and Earth (Jiaotaidian 交秦殿) in the Forbidden City (Gugong 故宫 or Zijincheng 紫禁城) in Beijing.
Workshop / factory / publisher: Ogawa Kazumasa, Tokyo Imperial Museum
Place of manufacture: Tokyo
Material description: paper
Manufacturing technique: black-and-white print
Dimensions: length: 48.2 cm, height: 36.4 cm
Inscription: The Ceiling Coffers of the Chiao-t'ai Hall.
No. of parts: 1
Current owner: Slovene Ethnographic Museum
Date of the last acquisition: 1963
Last acquisition method: donation
Previous owners and periods of ownership: Ivan Skušek, Jr. and Tsuneko Kondō Kawase – Marija Skušek, National Museum of Slovenia, Slovene Ethnographic Museum
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