Ching-hsun ho-p'ien, The Anthology of Classics and Lessons


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Object Title Ching-hsun ho-p'ien, The Anthology of Classics and Lessons
Object Number 21084
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Daoist | Chinese
Provenience China | Canton | San Francisco (California)
Creator Ho Pi Chai
Period Qing Dynasty
Date Made 1892
Section Asian
Materials Paper | Ink
Technique Printed
Iconography Taoist
Inscription Language Chinese Language

Chinese book. Jingxun hebian 經訓合編, The Anthology of Classics and Lessons (2 parts). Part 1: "Guandi Taoyuan Mingshengjing 關帝桃園明聖經" (Guandi, a.k.a. Kuan-ti, a Chinese folk hero, later became folk deity) (Tao Yuan, Peach Garden where Guandi met other heros) (Mingshengjing, bright saint sutra). Part 2: "Tongmeng Baoxun 童蒙寶訓" (Tongmeng, a child initiation) (Baoxun, precious lessons). Published by a charity organization named Lianfang Shanshe 聯芳善社 (Lianfang Virtue Club) in 1892. It is a book of didactic nature. Daoist and Chinese folk beliefs. Given out by Chinese connected with Chinese Association in San Francisco. Published by Ho Pi Chai, a printer located in front of Canton Provincial College.

Height 28.26 cm
Width 15.56 cm
Depth 0.64 cm
Credit Line Gift of William Pepper, 1898

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