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Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 54-25-2
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese
Provenience China
Creator Han Yao-Tseng | Han Yao-K'ai
Date Made 1851 - 1954
Section Asian
Materials Paper
Iconography Poem | Calligraphy
Inscription Language Chinese Language

Calligraphy scroll with a poem written by Han Yaozeng 韓耀曾, secretary to Yuan Shikai 袁世凱 (1859 - 1916) the first president of the Chinese Republic.The poem reads: 樵歌一曲眾山皆響: "The woodcutters song, in one corner, the host of mountains all resound (echo)." It is addressed to Dr. Paul [Jones].

Credit Line Gift of Helen J. Airgood in memory of Dr. S. Paul Jones, 1954

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