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Creators:
Meyer, Frank Nicholas
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Sheet (67 x 37 inches.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS253207
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

One undated Chinese print, measuring 67 x 37 inches with red characters on white paper, representing a plan for a temple.

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Creators:
Koehn, Alfred
Dates:
1948
Size:
1 Volume (45 pages 295 cutouts)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7423
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The book is made up of cutouts, mostly from red paper, that have been mounted on the pages of the volume. The cutouts represent people, animals, birds, flowers, and designs.

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Creators:
Shao Kai Zhu, Chinese
Dates:
1915
Size:
1 Sheet (43 cm x 62 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7411
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Painting of flowers and plants on hillside, in yellow, pink, and green. Includes a verse and signature and two stamped seals.

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Creators:
Pope, Alice James
Dates:
late 19th century
Size:
11 items
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7412
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Small paintings mostly of Chinese people in different costumes. Two paintings are of ships.

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Creators:
Meyer, Frank Nicholas
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Sheet (55 x 27 inches.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS253208
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

One undated Chinese print, measuring 55 x 27 inches with red character on white paper. Represents an ancient Chinese character made by an emperor.

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Creators:
Meyer, Frank Nicholas
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Sheet (55 x 27 inches)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS253209
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

One undated Chinese print, measuring 55 x 27 inches with red character on white paper. Represents an ancient Chinese character made by an emperor.

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ANONYMOUS
Thayer, A.T.
Dates:
undated
Size:
5 Items (14.5.14cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7594
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

These are known as jingyi, clothing blessed by the Buddhist scripture and burned in hopes that the dead will receive holy blessings as well as clothing to be worn in the netherworld.

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
undated
Size:
13 Items (pieces , 6x6.5 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7598
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Yinzhi (literally silver money--the paper money with silver stamp) is used for mortuary ritual as well as ancestor worship ceremonies. It is burned to make it available to the deceased in the netherworld.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Chinese Art
Dates:
1985-1988, 1991
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-234
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Fu Shen, Curator of Chinese Art, documenting the exhibition "Challenging the Past: The Paintings of Chang Dai-chien," and relations between Thomas Lawton, Director, and non-Smithsonian colleagues. Materials include correspondence, much of which is written in Chinese.

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Thayer, A.T.
Dates:
undated
Size:
2 Items (pieces , 20x8.2 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7597
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Chinese term jingyi (literally, clothing blessed by the Buddhist scripture) refers also to the paper money made for the dead. It is a rectangular piece of paper with the design of incised strings of coins in the center. It is burned so that the dead will receive holdy blessings and have money for use in the netherworld.

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