By Compiled by Peking University Library
This ebook is a compilation of 540 images and work of Qing Dynasty structure that seemed in Western guides at the moment housed within the Peking collage Library. the gathering is labeled into 18 chapters, corresponding to urban partitions and gates, pagodas, archways, guild homes, church buildings, streets, and bridges. those images and work current a visible creation to the modes and kinds of chinese language structure outfitted ahead of and through the Qing Dynasty. along with mirroring some of the social upheavals in China in the course of the past due Qing Dynasty, the images additionally mirror the Sino Western cultural interactions and army encounters then. this is often proven in images of armed overseas troops status shield at the urban partitions of Nanjing and the effective parade of the German army motorcade alongside a highway in Qingdao. In end, this ebook turns out to be useful as a visible reference for learning the architectural evolution through the Qing Dynasty and in addition offers a clean and multi-faceted point of view on China's political, social, cultural, and financial landscapes then.KEY beneficial properties- the most recent e-book from the sequence, A Pictorial checklist of the Qing Dynasty.- excessive print answer: shut exam of information on every one photo is better with the excessive print solution of the book.- Reader-friendly structure: unmarried- or dual-picture structure on every one web page allows a quick looking adventure on published and e-book formats.- Accompanying textual content: every one photo contains invaluable annotations similar to, explanatory notes bearing on particular architectural good points, assets, dates of images, and names of photographers.- bankruptcy review: each one bankruptcy opens with a short historic evaluation and creation to the explicit architecture.- Quotations from Western courses: attention-grabbing feedback on Qing Dynasty structure are integrated from books written through Western ancient figures, similar to Osvald Siren, Matteo Ricci, and Hans Christian Andersen.
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During Qing Emperor Xianfeng’s reign, embankments were constructed outside the east, south, and southwest of the city, with seven openings. During Qing Emperor Guanxu’s reign, three more gates were built: Puli Gate, Linxiang Gate, and Xinjian Gate. This photograph shows one of the gates in Ji’nan. 26 A P i c t o r i a l R e c o r d o f t h e Q ing Dynas ty C i t y W a l l s a n d Ga t e s 444 City gate of Jiaozhou in Shandong Source: Georg Franzius, Kiou-Tschou: Deutschlands Erwerbung in Ostasien (Berlin: Schall & Grund, 1900).
9 kilometers long. There used to be four gates in Xi’an during the Ming Dynasty: Changle Gate (east), Anding Gate (west), Yongning Gate (south), and Anyuan Gate (north), and each gate was fortified with archers’ towers and gate towers. The walls that still stand today are over 600 years old, built between 1374 and 1378. The ancient Xi’an City is the best preserved and most complete city of its kind in China. 16 A P i c t o r i a l R e c o r d o f t h e Q ing Dynas ty C i t y W a l l s a n d Ga t e s 275 East Gate in Xi’an Date: 1906 Photographer: Morgan Palmer Source: J.
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A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty - Qing Dynasty Architecture by Compiled by Peking University Library