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Title
Intricately carved doors on temple guildhall, Tengchong, Yunnan, China, ca.1912
Creator
Unidentified
Date Created and/or Issued
1910/1920
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Rights Information
Divinity.Library@yale.edu
Yale University Divinity School Library, 409 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511
Yale University. Divinity School. Day Missions Library
http://web.library.yale.edu/divinity/copyright-and-permissions
Description
"The glory of Yunnan is the carving on the doors of its temples. These are from the temple hall at the back of Tengyueh guildhall Yung Chiang. Upper section flowers + trees + birds in quite naturalistic fashion, middle panels squirrels + a rope vines etc. lower lights conventionalized." [now Tengchong] Panels on a door that have been intricately carved with scenes of trees, flowers and animals.
Type
image
Format
photographic prints, 4.6 x 5.8 cm.
photographs
Identifier
impa-m10196 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-YDS-RG022-013-0152-0002
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m10196
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-YDS-RG022-013-0152-0002.jpg
Subject
Woodworking
Temples
General views
Time Period
1910/1920
Place
(region)
Asia
China
Source
YDS/RG022/013/0152/0002 [File]
Relation
Daniel S. and Jane Balderston Dye Papers
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs from the Yale Divinity School Library, New Haven, Connecticut, ca.1880-1950
Yale Divinity Library Special Collections
impa-m980

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