Sunday, September 28, 2008

Temple of Heaven Beijing China

Temple of Heaven Beijing ChinaDigital ID: cph 3c17303 Source: b&w film copy neg. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-117303 (b&w film copy neg.)

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TITLE: [Temple of Heaven, Peking(sic), China] CALL NUMBER: LOT 11356-1 [P&P] Check for an online group record (may link to related items)

The Temple of Heaven, literally the Altar of Heaven, a complex of Taoist buildings situated in southeastern urban Beijing, in Xuanwu District. The temple complex was constructed from 1406 to 1420 during the reign of the Yongle Emperor, who was also responsible for the construction of the Forbidden City in Beijing. The complex was extended and renamed Temple of Heaven during the reign of the Jiajing Emperor in the 16th century.

REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ62-117303 (b&w film copy neg.) RIGHTS INFORMATION: No known restrictions on publication. MEDIUM: 1 photographic print.

CREATED/PUBLISHED: [between ca. 1880 and 1923] NOTES: Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress). DIGITAL ID: (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3c17303 CONTROL #: 96521623

MARC Record Line 540 - No known restrictions on publication.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, [reproduction number, LC-USZ62-33530]

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