The 117th insert from the album The Imperial City of Beijing, China. The photo is a panoramic view of Beijing to the north from Mount Jing (Jingshan 望景山) just beyond the Forbidden City (Gugong 故宫 or Zijincheng 紫禁城). In the distance, the outline of the Beijing Drum Tower gulou 鼓樓) can be seen.
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: A View to the North from Prospect Hill.
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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