Jing Hill, Beijing

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RIBApix ref no RIBA13878
CountryChina
CityBeijing
Subject Date1800
Image Date1860
ViewTopographical
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceLS 3443
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The photograph shows the hill from a distance and other buildings in the foreground. Jing shan (Scenic Mountain) is an artificial hill situated north of the Forbidden City, formerly known as Mei shan (Coal Hill). The pavilions on top of its five crests were built in the mid 18th century by the Qianlong emperor.

Subject tags

garden buildings, Landscape, gates, domestic architecture