Decoration, Forbidden City, Beijing

RIBApix ref no RIBA40172
Artist/PhotographerKamen, Ruth
CountryChina
CityBeijing
Subject Date1400
Image Date2008
ViewExterior
StyleChinese
MediumDigital image
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Ruth Kamen / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Forbidden City was constructed during the reign of the Yongle Emperor (1406-1424), who moved the capital from Nanjing to Beijing.

Subject tags

colour, restoration, palaces, decorative woodwork