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The Ng Shing Gung Temple was a Taoist temple dedicated to the Five Deities. Located in "Heinlenville," San Jose's Chinatown, it was completed in 1888 at a cost of $2000. It was demolished in 1949. The altar and statues of the Five Deities were salvaged and installed in a replica building on the grounds of History San Jose.
image/jpeg2000 Master images scanned at 300 dpi and scaled to 6000 pixels on the longest side. Bit depth: grayscale at 8-bit; color at 24-bit. Images compressed to 800 pixels across the long dimension and to JPEG format. Scanning outsourced to Luna Imaging Inc. as part of an LSTA Grant funded by the California State Library in 2003-2004. Scanning hardware is unknown.