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White Stupa in Bei Hai Park, Beijing
Place of Origin: China
Date: before 1927
Materials: Tinted photograph
Dimensions: H. 14 3/4 in x W. 18 1/2 in, H. 37.5 cm x W. 47 cm
Credit Line: The Avery Brundage Collection
Department: Chinese Art
Collection: Photography
Object Number: B60M521
On Display: No

Description

Label: This stupa is located on an island in Bei Hai (North Lake) Park, an imperial garden in Beijing. The monument was built in 1651 to commemorate the first visit of the Dalai Lama to Beijing. The park was originally part of the Forbidden City (imperial palace complex). A marble bridge leads to the island on which stands the temple, which is some 165 feet (50 meters) tall.

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Exhibition History: "Photographic Memories" Rotation 1 (Tateuchi Gallery, March 13, 2009 - August 30, 2009)
Label: This stupa is located on an island in Bei Hai (North Lake) Park, an imperial garden in Beijing. The monument was built in 1651 to commemorate the first visit of the Dalai Lama to Beijing. The park was originally part of the Forbidden City (imperial palace complex). A marble bridge leads to the island on which stands the temple, which is some 165 feet (50 meters) tall.
Exhibition History: "Photographic Memories" Rotation 1 (Tateuchi Gallery, March 13, 2009 - August 30, 2009)