Tiantan Qiniandian eaves

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Title

Tiantan Qiniandian eaves

Description

Three sets of conical eaves representing Heaven, Earth and Nature cap the Temple of Heaven's Hall of Prayer for a Prosperous Year. Originally colored azure, yellow and green to indicate that symbolism, a 1751 renovation left all eaves azure.

Date

1530; 1751

Contributor

Williams, John R., 1968 -

Rights

This image and its metadata are available for use under the Creative Commons "Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5" license. You are free to use this work for any noncommercial purpose, providing you acknowledge both "IDEAS: Image Database to Enhance Asian Studies," and "John Williams, History Department, Colorado College." For more information on this license, please see http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.5/ For uses that fall outside this license, please contact IDEAS.

Format

image-jpeg

Type

still image

Identifier

cocbjn000094
94

Coverage

China
China - People's Republic of China 1949 - present
Beijing
7001758

Files

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Collection

Citation

“Tiantan Qiniandian eaves,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 17, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/3990.