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China its Marvel and Mystery by T Hodgson Liddel 1909

A Ride Round The
A Ride Round The Summer Palace Five Pagoda Temple The Jade Fountain My Restive Steed—five-pagoda Temple—traffic On The Road—the Jade Fountain —the Porcelain Pagoda—peking From The Drum Tower—police Supervision. So Far I Had Seen Only Peking, And Was Anxious To See The Country Round ; The One Way To See ...

Canton From The Walls
Canton From The Walls City Of The Dead Temples—british Yamen—canton Water—my First Attempt To Paint In A Village. Going Right Across The City—a Long Walk On Foot And Mostly Done In Chairs Carried By Four Coolies, Who Shout And Call To Clear The Way, And When Met By Another Chair ...

Canton The Pearl River
Canton The Pearl River Arrival And Description Of The City And The River—pawnshops—boat Streets And Shopping. I Was Lucky Enough, In Going To Canton, To Have The Escort Of A Hong Kong Friend Who Knew His Way, And Also Fortunate In Meeting, On Board The Boat, A Naval Commander And ...

China Hong Kong Arrival
China Hong Kong Arrival And General Impression Hong Kong, With Its Majestic Peak Rising In Glory Above A Shimmering Sea, Is One Of The Most Beautiful Things In The World. Look At The Outline Of The Hills, Broken And Softened Here And There By Mist Floating Gossamer-like ; Then Look ...

China Marvel And Mystery
China Marvel And Mystery The Artist's Task I Undertook This Journey To China Solely To Paint Pictures Of A Country I Had During All My Life Heard A Great Deal Of, And, In My Book, I Try To Convey My Impressions As An Artist. I Had Occasionally Heard Of And ...

Confucian Temple And Hall
Confucian Temple And Hall Of Classics The " Stone Drums "—" The Spirits' Staircase "—the Hall Of The Classics—the Porcelain Pailau—the Yellow Temple. Within A Stone's Throw Of The Lama Temple Is That Of Confucius, And Adjoining It The Hall Of The Classics. Both Are Now Almost Silent Memories Of ...

Good Bye To Hangchow
Good-bye To Hangchow My Friend Leaves Me—bank-notes—fan Shop—painting At The City Gate—my Coolie Straps Another—coffin On The Pathway—hot Weather—night In Hangchow City—a Fire—good-bye To Hangchow—on The Grand Canal— Return To Shanghai. At This Time My Friend Had To Leave Me And Return To His Duties In Shanghai, And With Much ...

Hangchow City
Hangchow City North Gate—dr. Main's Medical Mission And His Pagoda—ride Through The Hills— Purchase Of Old Stone Lions—excitement Among Coolies—i Am Robbed Of My Silver—night—fireflies, Beetles, Frogs—i Paint A Water-buffalo. The City Of Hangchow Is One Of The Most Ancient And Also One Of The Most Prosperous In The South ...

Hangchow Confucian Temple Sacred
Hangchow Confucian Temple Sacred Tortoise House-boat Trip To Bing-oo, Hangchow, &c.—sketching Confucian Temple At Bing-oo — Crockery Purchase — Sacred Tortoise — Widows' Monument — My Friend's Efforts To Photograph—on To Kashing—gramaphone. I Gladly Accepted A Friend's Kind Loan Of His House Boat, And Proceeded To Make Arrangements For An ...

Hangchow Settlement Lin Yin
Hangchow Settlement Lin Yin Temples Arrival At Hangchow Settlement—mosquitoes—the West Islands—lin Yin Temples—the Whistling Stone. At Kashing We Again Got On To A Train Of Boats Behind A Steam Launch, And Started At Midnight To Hangchow, The Neighbourhood Of Which Place Was The Principal Object Of This Trip. Here We ...

I Obtain An Edict
I Obtain An Edict When I Had Been Some Weeks In Peking I Heard From My Friend At Jehol That The Authorities Had Been Told I Was Coming There To Make Maps And Plans, And That I Was Not To Be Allowed Within The Imperial Palace. This Was Proof The ...

Japan Comparisons With China
Japan Comparisons With China A Holiday—comparisons With China. I Found Shanghai, When I Returned At The End Of June, Sweltering In Damp Heat. The People Looked Pasty, Limp, And Tired. The Energy Of The Spring Had Gone, And, Though I Had Been In Great Heat At Hangchow, My Life In ...

Legend Of The Willow
Legend Of The Willow Pattern (from" How To Know Old China") Koong-shee Was The Daughter Of A Wealthy Man Darin, And Loved Chang, Her Father's Secretary. The Mandarin, Who Wished His Daughter To Marry A Wealthy Suitor, Forbade The Marriage, And Shut His Daughter In An Apartment On The Terrace ...

Macao The Old Portuguese
Macao The Old Portuguese Settlement And Sometime Home Of Camoens "gem Of The Orient, Earth And Open Sea— Macao : That In Thy Lap And On Thy Breast Hast Gathered Beauties All The Loveliest O'er Which The Sun Smiles In His Majesty." -bowring. The Visitor To Hong Kong Should Not, ...

New And Old Kowloon
New And Old Kowloon First Experiences Of Sketching New Kowloon Might Well Be Described As The Military And Commercial—and Soon Will Be The Railway—annex Of Hong Kong. This Is One End Of The Canton-kowloon Railway, Now In Course Of Construction And Intended To Be Part Of A Great Trunk Line ...

Pei Tai Ho
Pei-tai-ho Return From Japan—my Boy's Outfit—we Sail For The North—wei-hai-wei—port Arthur—chinwangtao—the Umbrella—arrival At Pei-tai-ho—carts And Donkeys, Saddles And Bridles—" The Cruet "—bathing—signs Of R9oo Troubles—snipe-shooting--a Giant Willow-tree—the Village Blacksmiths —a Great Storm And Flood—rock Temple—the Country Round. On My Return To Shanghai From Japan At The End Of July, I ...

Peking Jehol The Palace
Peking Jehol The Palace Arrival At Night—a Ricksha Ride. The Legation And My Visit There—i Apply For Permission To Go To Jehol And Paint Within The Palace There—a General Impression Of Peking From The Tartar Walls—view Of The Imperial Palace— The Legation Quarter—the Hata-men Street. The Country Between Tientsin And ...

Peking Temple Of Heaven
Peking Temple Of Heaven Disappointment—forbidden To Paint In Jehol Palace—journey Abandoned—i Go To The Temple Of Heaven—entrance, And Through The Parks—the Temple Of The New Year—the Emperor's Robing Temple—the Sacrificial Altar— Peaceful Work. The Night Before The Day Appointed For Our Start, I Had A Visit From A Member Of ...

Return To Peking
Return To Peking Death Of The Emperor And Empress Anxious Times—good-bye. The Hotel Seemed Very Warm And Comfortable And Home-like, And It Was Pleasant To Talk With Other English People, And Hear The News Of The World From Which I Had Been Practically Cut Off. The Gossip Going Round Recalled ...

Shan Hai Kwan Great Wall
Shan-hai-kwan Great Wall First Sight Of The Great Wall—vandalism Of Japanese Troops—bad Weather Floods—railway Bridges Carried Away—hotel Full Of Train-bound Trav Ellers—uphill Ride To The Great Wall—tradition About It. My Next Journey Was A Short And Easy One To Shan-hai-kwan, Where I Put Up At The Railway Hotel (which Might ...

Shanghai Loongwha The Temples
Shanghai Loongwha The Temples Drive To Loongwha—the Temples—tea On A Grave—objectionable Practice Of Burial—opium—public Burning Of The Fittings Of An Opium Den—prisoners In The Cangue—a Hailstorm. A Pleasant Drive, And One Often Taken By Visitors, Is By The Bubbling Well Road Or Through The French Settlement, And Across The Sicawai ...

Shanghai Native City
Shanghai Native City Its Entrance And Streets—the New Maloo—the Old Tea House And Its Legend— The Piece-goods Temple—difficulties Of Painting—my Sedan Chair— Police Interference—" You Wanchee One Licence "—permit Obtained—my Work At A China Shop And At The Old Tea House. The Native City Is Reached By Passing Through The ...

Shanghai Woosung Nanking Road
Shanghai Woosung Nanking Road Arrival At Woosung—up River—the Bund—nanking Road—the Bubbling The Departure From China Of Sir Robert Hart. The Approach To Shanghai From The Sea Offers A Great Contrast To That At Hong Kong. Here No Towering Peak Greets The Traveller's Eye But, As The Ship Enters The Mouth ...

Soochow And Tahu Waterways
Soochow And Tahu Waterways Bridges House-boats—no. R Boy—the Shanghai-nanking Railway—on Our Boats— Curiosity Of The Country People—my First Impressions Of Chinese Water Ways—bridges—water-raising Machines—passing Through A Village. An Expedition To Soochow And Tahu Which I Was Asked To Join, And Which Proved Most Enjoy Able, Was Made At Easter. Two ...

The Lama Temple
The Lama Temple Description — The Noise House — Lama Students — Trouble With One — Friend Ship With The Priests—open-air Worship—a Priest Uses His Beads— A Lesson In Perspective—the Great Buddha—dress Of The Lamas. The Lama Group Of Temples Is In The North-east Corner Of The Tartar City, And ...

The Ming Tombs And
The Ming Tombs And Nankow Pass Journey—a Comfortable Inn—donkey-riding To The Ming Tombs—the First Pai Lau—monoliths By The " Sacred Way "—ruined Bridges—the Great Hall— The Tomb—the Traffic—the Gateway To Mongolia. As They Are Now Comparatively Easy To Reach By Rail From The Peking-kalgan Railway Station, Outside The Gate, The ...

The Summer Palace The
The Summer Palace The Great Temple The Myriad Buddha My Reception—my Quarters And Attendants—my First Walk Round—general Impressions—the Lake—the Great Temple—the Myriad Buddha—the Bronze Pavilion—the Grand Pailau—the Marble Junk—the Bronze Ox —the Residential Pavilions—my Procession To Work—intense Cold. My Bag Was Packed, My Working Things All Ready, Even My Camp-bed ...

Tientsin The Foreign Settlement
Tientsin The Foreign Settlement Journey From Shan-hai-kwan—arrival At Tientsin—the Foreign Settlement—the Pei-ho—a Chinese Dinner. The Journey By Rail From Shan-hai-kwan To Tientsin Takes The Traveller Through Very Varied Scenery, Great Mountain Ranges Lying To The North, While To The South He Is For A Good Distance Within Sight Of The ...

View From The Drum
View From The Drum Tower One Of The Most Comprehensive Views Of The Tartar City Of Peking Is Obtained From The Old Drum Tower, Standing North Of Coal Hill And The Winter Palace, And Quite Close To The Beautiful Bell Tower. Entrance Is Obtained By A Low Door, Leading To ...

Visit To The Winter
Visit To The Winter Chinese Palace Drive To The Gates—reception There—a Chinese Palace—the Architecture And Decoration—bronzes—white Marble Lanterns—boats On Lotus Lake—the Prison-house Of The Emperor—the Dragon Screen—the Dagoba, A View Of It—the Emperor's Garden. I Was Glad To Find I Was Included In The Party About To Visit The Winter ...