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The mysteries of Hsu-ching-cheng, the purple Forbidden City of Pekin — revealed by our correspondent’s camera.


11 scenes of the mysteries of Hsu-ching-cheng, the purple Forbidden City of Pekin: 1. The emperor's summer house pagoda 2-3. The empress's quarter 4. The comptroller of the palace 5. The emperor Kwang Su's bed 6. 4 foreigners taking a photo with the dragon throne of China 7. Two Chinese servants and two foreigners in the emperor's bed chamber 8. Attendants of the imperial bed chamer 9. A beautiful carved elephant in the grounds 10. Two attendants in the "garden of the white jade flower" 11. The emperor's hourse litter

Source The Sphere, 1900-11-24
Format 1 print : engraving, black and white ; 42 x 61 cm
Publisher London : Publisher not identified
Year 1900
HKBU Library collection Illustrations from British historical newspapers
Work type Print
https://bcc.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/artcollection/iln-sphere-078
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CC BY-NC 4.0

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