The 63rd insert from the album The Imperial City of Beijing, China. The photo shows a pavilion in the courtyard in front of the Hall of Heavenly Purity (Qianqinggong 乾清宮) in the Forbidden City (Gugong 故宫 or Zijincheng 紫禁城) in Beijing, with the traditional measuring device (vessel) jialiang 嘉量.
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 Chia-liang before the Ch'ien-ch'ing 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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