View of Tian Tan (Temple of Heaven) in Beijing, China. It was built in 1420 A.D. The emperors, as the Sons of Heaven, came to Tian Tan at the time of the winter solstice to pray for a good harvest and to render homage to the heavens.
|Author / Creator||Unknown|
|Format||1 lantern slide : glass, hand color ; 9 x 9 cm.|
|Year||between 1902 and 1905|
|HKBU Library collection||China Through the Eyes of CIM Missionaries 中國內地會傳教士眼中的中國|
|Keyword(s)||Temple of Heaven|
|Library record||View the record in HKBU library catalogue|
Cite this image as: "Temple of Heaven", in Hong Kong Baptist University Library Art Collections, accessed 30/11/2323, https://bcc.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/artcollection/cim-l026.