Chinese Graphic Art & Printing Technology
Story of Mulan , Song Dynasty
Salt mining in Sichuan Province
Tiangong Kaiwu , By Song YingXing (1587-1661) Ming Dynasty
Page on Tiankong Kaiwu
Book of Spring Fall, Qianlong, Qing Dynasty
Dated Year 33, Qianlong [Chien-lung]Qing Dynasty (1695)
Qinding gujin tushu jicheng
100 million words, 80,000 pages printed in copper movable type in 1726
Just one page of this monumental work!
Kangxi Qing Dynasty (1726)
Illustration of composing shop using movable type to set type for printing of a book.
Old print workshop (printing Budhist scrpture) from The Exalted Gentleman's Book of Rewards and Punishment, 1881.
An Illustration from the drama The Western Chamber, scene with a screen;carved by Hsiang Nan-chou, based on a model by Cheng Hung-shou; first half of the 17-century. Reprinted from A Selection of Chinese Graphic Art, by Cheng Chen-tu, Beijing, 1958.
An illustration showing the process of collecting sea salt, a sheet from The Great Plant Compendium,dating from the Sung Dynasty. Reprinted from A Selection of Chinese Graphic Art by Cheng Chen-to, Beijing, 1958.
A page from Annotated Poetry of Du Fu
Published by the Imperial Commissioner for Kwangtung. Pao-ching 1 (1225), Sung Dynasty. Palace Museum, Taipei
Each leaf has 9 columns with 16 characters per line. H 21.1 cm. W 16.6 cm. On the spine the number of characters and the name of the carver are given.
Nine Chapter of Mathematical Art
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