The 19th insert from the album The Imperial City of Beijing, China. The photo shows decorative finishes on the posts of the fence around the platform on which stands the Gate of Supreme Harmony (Taihemen 太和門) 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 Ornamental Tops of the Newels around the Platform of the T'ai-hê Gate: No 2.
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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