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Virtual Lecture: The Imperial Screen:HiddenMeaning, Rhymes and Wordplay
Learn about the many motifs that help us understand the screen’s symbols and meanings
The newly restored Imperial Screen was produced as a gift in 1791 during the reign of Emperor Quianlong. Decorative Motifs observed on this magnificent screen are linked to rhyming words and homonyms, common in the Chines language. Dr. Richard Pegg will reveal many motifs that help us understand the screens symbols and meanings. 50 minute live virtual program with Q&A – Purchase tickets here.
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