Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Forbidden City: Meridian Gate (Wu Men)

Accession Number: 
181134
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module SIX--6,074 images
Type of View: 
generalView
View Title: 
East tower as seen from the east canal
Date of View: 
6/4/2009
Image description: 
Formally known as the Outer Golden Water River, the moat is about 52 meters wide and runs around the entire perimeter of the Forbidden City.
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Addition Module SIX
Culture: 
Chinese
Work Types: 
complexes; sites (locations); historic sites
Work Types: 
buildings; gatehouses
Preferred Title: 
Forbidden City: Meridian Gate (Wu Men)
Agent Display: 
Unknown (Chinese)
Date: 
1644¿1911 (alteration)
Materials: 
brick; stucco; tile; painted wood
Technique: 
painting and painting techniques
Measurement: 
10,000 m2 (area, courtyard)
Alternate Title: 
Meridian Gate (Wumen)
Alternate Title: 
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Locations: 
Forbidden City, Beijing, Beijing Shi, China
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Qing
Style/Period: 
Chinese
Style/Period: 
Ming
Classification: 
Architecture