Yuzhi gengzhi tu (Imperially Commissioned Illustrations of Agriculture and Sericulture)

Title

Yuzhi gengzhi tu (Imperially Commissioned Illustrations of Agriculture and Sericulture)

Subject

Rice, Agriculture, China

Description

Book of woodblock prints (46 leaves) in ink on paper, colours added by brush, showing the processes involved in rice growing and sericulture (winnowing, stacking of sheaves in a rick, etc.) taken from the 'Yuzhi Gengzhi tu'. Preface by the Emperor Kangxi.

Creator

Jiao Bingzhen (painter), Zhu Gui (block cut)

Source

British Museum

Publisher

British Museum

Date

1696

Contributor

Corina Minden-Birkenmaier

Rights

Owned by the British Museum

Relation

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Format

Woodcut on paper

Language

Chinese (inscription)

Type

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Identifier

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Coverage

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Original Format

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Physical Dimensions

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Files

AN00246488_001.jpg

Citation

Jiao Bingzhen (painter), Zhu Gui (block cut), “Yuzhi gengzhi tu (Imperially Commissioned Illustrations of Agriculture and Sericulture),” Food origins, accessed October 22, 2020, https://tenochtitlan.omeka.net/items/show/82.