Chinese Rubbings Collection

Detail of stele with an Eulogy on the Reconstruction of the Road in the Western Gorge: Wu du tai shou deng ti min can bei: Xi xia song: Han Wu du tai shou Han Hanghe yang Li Xi Xi xia song: Han Wu du tai shou Li Xi xi xia song bei: Li Xi song: Huian xi biao: Wu du Tai shou Li Xi Xi xia song (ju bu)

Description:
Rubbing of monument to praise Li Xi, the governor-general of Wudu (current Chengxian County, Gansu Province). Partial inscription: contains 12 offiicials' signatures. Calligraphy by Qiu Jing.
Creation Date:
19th. century?
Extent:
63.5 x 50 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Xi'an bei lin, Xi'an Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
inscriptions
stele (archaeology)
monuments
roadside improvement
calligraphy
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Eastern Han
Materials/Techniques:
ink
paper
intaglio
Places:
Yangtze River, China
Notes:
Citation/references: Xi'an bei lin, 1963. p. 21. ; Jin shi cui bian, 1805, v. 14, p. 1. ; Zhongguo shu fa quan ji, 1993, v. 7, pl. 107; v. 8, p. 501. (full inscription) ; Zhong hua shu xue da ci dian, 2000, p. 231.
General note: Script style: Li shu.
Historical: Stele date: 4th. yr. of Jianning, Eastern Han (171).
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork272821/urn-3:FHCL:409585/catalog
Record ID:
W272821_urn-3:FHCL:409585