Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Yu Garden

Accession Number: 
195421
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module EIGHT--6,304 images
Type of View: 
partialView
View Title: 
Grotto entrance into Rockery Hill
Date of View: 
6/2/2009
Image description: 
With a height of 14 meters (about 50 feet) at the top of the hill, the Great Rockery is the largest as well as the oldest rockery in the southern region and is a good example of the Ming period.
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Addition Module EIGHT
Culture: 
Chinese
Subject: 
gardens
Work Types: 
Landscape Architecture; altered landscapes; gardens
Work Types: 
buildings; garden structures
Preferred Title: 
Yu Garden
Agent Display: 
Pan Yunduan (Chinese landscape architect, 1526-1601)
Date: 
restored 1956-1961 (restoration)
Materials: 
plant material, rocks; wood; stucco
Technique: 
gardening
Measurement: 
2 ha (area)
Alternate Title: 
Yu yuan
Alternate Title: 
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Alternate Title: 
Yuyuan Garden
Locations: 
Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Ming
Style/Period: 
Qing
Classification: 
Landscape Architecture
Classification: 
Architecture