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Browsing 197 results for facet Temporal (Time) with value of China - People's Republic of China 1949 - present.
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    Beijing street scene

    Street in northwest Beijing's Haidian district during autumn afternoon.

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    Beijing from the Summer Palace

    Northwest Beijing as seen looking over Kunming lake at the Summer Palace - Qingyi Garden

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    Tiantan Qiniandian stairs

    Designed in 1531 (by the Ming Emperor Shizong, it is said), the Temple of Heaven's Hall of Prayer for a Prosperous Year known to modern tourists is the result of a 1751 renovation. The circular roof signifies Heaven, the square base earth.

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    Tiantan arches to Huangqiongyu

    Seen from the edge of the Temple of Heaven's circular mound (site of yearly imperial sacrifices), the Imperial Vault of Heaven, which housed that deity's spirit tablet, lies beyond a series of stone gates.

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    Workers on the Beijing University campus preparing the ground for new structures. Relations between elite university students and uneducated migrant workers are often strained.

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    Unity, Friendship, Progress

    In preparation for Beijing's hosting of the 1990 Asian Games, a billboard touts a Pan-Asian theme of "Unity, Friendship, Progress" over a multinational crowd assembled on the Great Wall

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    Western Hills from Beijing University

    Beijing's Western Hills, seen looking west from Beijing University.

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    Workers at Beijing University

    Workers at Beijing University involved in the construction of new housing for foreign students.

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    Kunming Lake, Summer Palace

    View from the Summer Palace's Longevity Hill (Wanshou shan), overlooking the Buddha Incense Pavilion (Foxiangge, right), Kunming Lake and the Seventeen Arch Bridge (Shiqi kongqiao) toward the city beyond..

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    Haidian Clock Retail Sales Department

    Fruit sellers peddle their wares in front of the Haidian Clock Retail Sales Department

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    Pay Toilet

    A public toilet outside the Summer Palace sports traditional round entryways and chains to shape the queue. Under an umbrella to the right attendants charge admission.

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    Selling hats

    Hat peddler appraises the look of his ware on a potential client.

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    Tiantan Huangqingdian with gate

    Gate and roof of the Hall of Sovereign Heaven at the rear of the Temple of Heaven complex, which housed tablets representing heavenly spirits (but not that of Heaven itself, which resided in the Imperial Vault of Heaven).

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    Taishan mountainside

    Mountainside with small pavilion, seen from path ascending Mt. Tai in Shandong province.

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    Gugong Jinshuiqiao

    A winding stone balustrade lines the Inner Golden River, which meanders through the courtyard separating Meridian Gate (Wu men), entrance to the Imperial Palace, from the Gate of Supreme Harmony leading to the main halls of the complex beyond.

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    Gugong Taihedian steps

    A coiled dragon motif graces the white balustrading on the terraced steps to the Hall of Supreme Harmony in Beijing's Imperial Palace. This view is from the Hall's central terrace looking west.

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    Beijing University's glorious legacy

    Section of a poster on a campus kiosk tells new Beijing University students the history of the institution, including its relation to May Fourth and CCP luminaries like Li Dazhao, Chen Duxiu, Mao Zedong and Lu Xun, all of whom worked or taught on campus.

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    Reading flyers

    Beijing University student peruses flyers on a campus kiosk for a coffee house, photography service, and new books, among other announcements.

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    Beijing University Bell Pavilion

    Through the trees surrounding Beijing University's Weiming Lake is seen the Bell Pavilion, built in the 19th century and once used to announce time on campus.

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    Beijing University Weiming Lake and Boya Tower

    Weiming "unnamed") Lake and Boya ("Erudition and Elegance") Tower, the landmarks of the Beijing University campus. The lake dates to the 18th century, predating the university by more than a century; the tower dates to 1924, built to supply water.

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    Beijing University Boya Tower

    Constructed in 1924 to supply the Yanjing University campus with water, Boya ("erudition") Tower has since, along with Weiming ("unnamed") Lake, become an iconic feature of the Beijing University campus.

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    Taishan stone calligraphy

    Calligraphic inscriptions from across China's centuries adorn stone outcroppings along the path to the peak of Mt. Tai, one of China's five sacred mountains.

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    Turning Out Pig Iron

    A color photo of steel production in China during the Great Leap Forward, by Henri Cartier-Bresson.

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    Hong Kong Flag

    Flag of Hong Kong; a five-petaled white flower in the middle of a red field.

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    Great Wall of China, Detail 2

    Sepia-toned photo of snow-filled crevice in the Great Wall.