The 71st insert from the album The Imperial City of Beijing, China. The photo shows a mirror with a richly carved frame in the Hall of Heavenly Purity (Qianqinggong 乾清宮) 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 Mirror in 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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