By Liaoning Provincial Library
For almost 30 years prior to the Qing forces captured Shanhaiguan, Liaoning were the political heart of the early Qing executive. in addition, Liaoning was once the emerging land of the dragon; the place the ancestors of Qing emperors have been buried, accordingly, the imperial court docket connected nice significance to the management and improvement of Liaoning.A Pictorial checklist of the Qing Dynasty - previous Manchu Capital, is compiled by means of the Liaoning Provincial Library and involves 500-plus photos and work in regards to the organizational process of the Liaoning region, its warfare relics, non secular temples, tradition, and schooling in the course of the Qing Dynasty. many of the photos or work are taken from first variations or infrequent variants, corresponding to the 130-volume Shengjing Gazette carved and produced through Wuying Hall.Also incorporated during this name are the gathering of Manchu legit Seals produced in the course of Emperor Qianlong's reign, the documents of the Sino-Japanese struggle released by way of the japanese Hakubunkan in 1894, the picture Album of Scenes throughout the Russo-Japanese conflict released in 1906, the total Maps of Paddocks and Kaluns within the Territory of Shengjing, the Blueprint of Lushun Shipyard, the photo Album of ancient Relics in Shenyang, and lots of more.KEY gains- previous Manchu Capital is the second one e-book of A Pictorial checklist of the Qing Dynasty sequence. the opposite 3 books are entitled enterprise records (Released may well 2008), Rivers and websites, and Manchurian Railway.- comprises greater than 500 photos and work- unique photographs and entire colour
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It stands to the right of Chongzheng Hall. Similar in style to Yihe Hall, Diguang Hall was where the emperor reviewed memorials and handled state affairs. Old Manchu Capital 37 T H R E E C A P I TA L S I N N O R T H E A S T E R N C H I N A 754 Chongmo Pavilion in Shenyang Imperial Palace DATE: Early 20th century Kuroda Genji SOURCE: Photographic Collection of Shenyang’s Historical Sites PHOTOGRAPHER: Chongmo Pavilion has a unique architectural style featuring a parabola roof. It was built during Emperor Qianlong’s reign to store important documents, such as records of the imperial courts, emperors’ teachings, and old Manchu documents.
As one of the Eight Scenic Spots of Shengjing—“The Phoenix Tower at Daybreak,” it is a three-story tower with a saddle roof of glazed tiles. Built on a four-meter-high podium, the main body of the tower is above 20 meters, making it one of the tallest buildings in Shengjing. During Emperor Huangtaiji’s reign, it was often used as a place for recreation and banquets. After the Qing Dynasty captured Beijing, this tower was used for storing historical records. 35 T H R E E C A P I TA L S I N N O R T H E A S T E R N C H I N A 714 Yanqing Palace and the Holy Pole DATE: Early 20th century Naitou Torajirou SOURCE: A Supplement to the Collection of Manchuria Photographs (Kobayashi Photoengraving Publishing Department, 1935) PHOTOGRAPHER: Yanqing Palace ranks second to the Eastern Palace out of the five palaces.
It covers an area extending to the Northern Yitong River in Ajigesehele, Huifa town in the east, the Weiyuanbao checkpoint in the west, Luotuolazi in the southeast, Bazhule’alin in the northeast, Sanyinhada in the northwest, and the Yin’e checkpoint in the southwest. The distance between east and west is 240 kilometers and that between north and south, 445 kilometers. Kaluns (military camps or posts) were set up along the enclosure as garrisons. The enclosure was not open to ordinary people until 1878 or 1879.
A Pictorial Record of the Qing Dynasty - Old Manchu Capital by Liaoning Provincial Library