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Tapestry of Ripples Bridge, Summer Palace, Beijing
Place of Origin: China
Date: before 1927
Materials: Tinted photograph
Dimensions: H. 13 3/4 in x W. 17 3/4 in, H. 34.9 cm x W. 45.1 cm
Credit Line: The Avery Brundage Collection
Department: Chinese Art
Collection: Photography
Object Number: B60M511
On Display: No

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Label: This bridge is at the southern end of Kunming Lake which dominates the Summer Palace and marks the former site of a lock (a gated enclosure used to raise or lower boats as they pass from level to level) that connected Kunming Lake with the old canal leading to the center of the capital. It is one of six bridges on the western shore of Kunming Lake.

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Exhibition History: "Photographic Memories" Rotation 1 (Tateuchi Gallery, March 13, 2009 - August 30, 2009)
Label: This bridge is at the southern end of Kunming Lake which dominates the Summer Palace and marks the former site of a lock (a gated enclosure used to raise or lower boats as they pass from level to level) that connected Kunming Lake with the old canal leading to the center of the capital. It is one of six bridges on the western shore of Kunming Lake.
Exhibition History: "Photographic Memories" Rotation 1 (Tateuchi Gallery, March 13, 2009 - August 30, 2009)