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garden of perfect brightness

Hope Danby

garden of perfect brightness

the history of the Yüan Ming Yüan and of the emperors who lived there.

by Hope Danby

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Published by Williams and Norgate in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yüan Ming Yüan (Beijing, China)
    • Subjects:
    • Manchus.,
    • Yüan Ming Yüan (Beijing, China)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementIntroductory note by Sir John T. Pratt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS795 .D3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination239 p.
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6073989M
      LC Control Number50014397
      OCLC/WorldCa2045190

        The Garden of Perfect Brightness (Yuanming Yuan) in the western suburbs of the Qing capital, Beijing, was begun by the great Kangxi (r. –) and expanded by his son, Yongzheng (r. –) and brought to its greatest glory by Pages: The Treasure of the Garden of Perfect Brightness (Illustrated manuscript) by Leng Jian, (made). Page of the illustrated manuscript "The Illustrated Regulations for Ceremonial Paraphernalia of the Present Dynasty." It bears a seal impression, reading: "The Treasure of the Garden of Perfect Brightness." Page of the illustrated manuscript "The Illustrated .

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      Its Chinese name was Yuanmingyuan - Garden of Perfect Brightness - where Chinese emperors had built a huge complex of palaces and other fine buildings, and filled them with cultural treasures. The Garden of Perfect Brightness (Yuanming Yuan) in the western suburbs of the Qing capital, Beijing, was begun by the great Kangxi (r. ) and expanded by his son, Yongzheng (r. ) and brought to its greatest glory by his grandson, Qianlong (r. ).


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