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Stary G. A Manchu Document from 1663 Concerning the Imperial Palace in Shenyang // Manuscripta Orientalia. Vol. 2, No 4, December 1996. P. 23-29.


In any times it was a difficult and expensive enterprise to maintain and preserve great architectonic complexes like the Imperial Palace in Shenyang, China. Nowadays, modern technology gives a precious help in conservation activity, while in ancient times different materials now out of use had to be employed.

An example of what was needed to paint the rooms which were added behind the Qingninggong in Shenyang in 1663 is found in a Manchu document, a report to the Emperor made by Fiyanggu, head of the Neiwufu, and by the dignitaries Niyahan, Sanghing, Indari Semi and Lio Bang-gui Its date corresponds to June 5th, 1663.

The list contains 39 entries, among which is the exact number of sieves, brooms and buckets needed. The most interesting entries are the different colours and other construction materials used for this work, altogether more than 10,000 kg…

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