1906 Print Temple Heaven Beijing China Emperor Taoist Architecture Temple XGW3

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This is an original 1906 halftone print of the Temple of Heaven located in Beijing, China. This temple, also called the "Altar of Heaven," was built between 1406 - 1420 during the reign of Emperor Yongle. The complex was visited annually by Chinese Emperors for prayer ceremonies for a good harvest.

CONDITION

This 105+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.75 x 4.5 inches; 15 x 11 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Peking, Ming, Qing, Dynasty, Ceremony, Prayer

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