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Han Dynasty (206BC - 220AD) architecture illustrated on Han brick painting

Han Dynasty - architecture illustrated on Han brick painting

A corner of old Shanghai during 1930s and 1940s: a summer evening scene in a residential laneway

A corner of old Shanghai in & a summer evening scene in a residential laneway. via TW by All Things Chinese ‏

When Zhu Yingtai rushed home, she only found her father was as healthy as a bull and as happy as a clam. He accepted a marriage offer for his daughter from a local governor's family.

When Zhu Yingtai rushed home, she only found her father was as healthy as a bull and as happy as a clam. He accepted a marriage offer for his daughter from a local governor's family.

A monk and a monkey -- a mural on the wall of the #96 cave in Dunhuang Grottos

A monk and a monkey -- a mural on the wall of the cave in Dunhuang Grottos

Buying Fish - an ancient Chinese mural on the wall of a water god temple in Hongdong County, Shanxi Province https://plus.google.com/+Simplifyyourlifepluschina/posts/7u9s1GMXGiL

Buying Fish - an ancient Chinese mural on the wall of a water god temple in Hongdong County, Shanxi Province https://plus.google.com/+Simplifyyourlifepluschina/posts/7u9s1GMXGiL

The pair shared a studio, a dining room and a bedroom for three years, yet Liang Shanbo never realised Zhu Yingtai was actually a girl.

The pair shared a studio, a dining room and a bedroom for three years, yet Liang Shanbo never realised Zhu Yingtai was actually a girl.

Garden of Great View, illustration for classic Chinese novel Dream in the Red Chamber https://plus.google.com/b/115147731765983068323/+Simplifyyourlifepluschina/posts/TCy7jHZMsMS?utm_content=bufferc881a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Garden of Great View, illustration for classic Chinese novel Dream in the Red Chamber https://plus.google.com/b/115147731765983068323/+Simplifyyourlifepluschina/posts/TCy7jHZMsMS?utm_content=bufferc881a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer

A carved brick with garden image - traditional Chinese brick carving

A carved brick with garden image - traditional Chinese brick carving

Eventually she told her dummy sworn brother that she had an identical twin sister and wondered if Liang Shanbo would like to ask her father for her hand.

Eventually she told her dummy sworn brother that she had an identical twin sister and wondered if Liang Shanbo would like to ask her father for her hand.

Daoist immortals walking on the clouds in the sky -- ancient Chinese colour ink painting

Daoist immortals walking on the clouds in the sky -- ancient Chinese colour ink painting

Liang Shanbo returned home and died of a broken heart.   Zhu Yingtai's heart also broke when she received the news of her lover's death shortly before her wedding.

Liang Shanbo returned home and died of a broken heart. Zhu Yingtai's heart also broke when she received the news of her lover's death shortly before her wedding.

Chinese New Year's Painting: discussing new year's plan during the Chinese New Year at a cave dwelling home typically seen in Shaanxi

Chinese New Year's Painting: discussing new year's plan during the Chinese New Year at a cave dwelling home typically seen in Shaanxi

A mural in Dunhuang Grottoes, illustrating Chinese architecture, Tang Dynasty (618 - 907)

A mural in Dunhuang Grottoes, illustrating Chinese architecture, Tang Dynasty -

In the painting an ancient lightbox ads was promoting product called Ten Thousand (十千), a famous brand of ancient Chinese wine.

In the painting an ancient lightbox ads was promoting product called Ten Thousand (十千), a famous brand of ancient Chinese wine.

Along the River During the Qingming Festival is a 5 metre long painting that portrays a panoramic street scene of the Chinese capital Bianliang (汴梁) in the 11th century.  This part of painting shows restaurant staffs are checking bills and loading cooked food onto a cart for takeaway orders. https://plus.google.com/+Simplifyyourlifepluschina/posts/JHFW37PkdVb

Along the River During the Qingming Festival is one of the most acclaimed cla.

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