Chinese Paper Gods


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , Philosophy , Chinese New Year , Chinese Philosophy

Description:
The images in this collection were assembled in 1931 by a Christian missionary in Beijing (Peking). "The images are divided initially by usage: Those which were purchased to be burned immediately ... and those which were purchased to be displayed for a year" in areas such as the front door and kitchen. Also includes essays on New Year's prints, reading the images, and conservation. From the C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University.

Publisher:
Columbia University Libraries

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/digital/collections/eastasian/paper_gods/


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