Peking – Imperial gardens. China. Chinese landscape gardening. An exquisitely carved Gate of Honor on the east shore of the large lake in the grounds of the summer palace near Peking. When seen against the purple western sky it leaves an impression never to be forgotten. [Information from label on verso of photo mount.]
8.5 x 11 cm. Emulsion on glass.
Peking, China – Imperial Gardens
[Title from recto of mount.]
Alternate Title: Three men beneath large ornate gate
Photograph by Frank Nicholas Meyer (1875-1918), Netherlands, United States
April 10, 1914
A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s Visual Information Access (VIA) catalog.
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The Archive Collection of the Arnold Arboretum also holds the Frank N. Meyer (1875-1918) papers, 1906-1914.
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