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Author Ng, Henry Tzu.

Title The emperor's private paradise : its survival and conservation / Henry Tzu Ng.

Imprint New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art, [2011]

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Description 1 streaming video file (66 min., 29 sec.) : digital, FLV file, sound, color
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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Event Lecture given Feb. 4, 2011 by Henry Tzu Ng, executive Vice-President of the World Monuments Fund, held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in conjuction with The Emperor's Private Paradise: Treasures from the Forbidden City.
Summary "In 2002 the World Monuments Fund began a long-term partnership with the Palace Museum, Beijing, to restore the magnificent Qianlong Garden in the Forbidden City, originally created around 1776 as part of the Emperor's retirement residence. Hear about the ongoing conservation effort and the many challenges presented by the complex's fragile historic interiors and their unusual mix of materials and artistic techniques."--YouTube.
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Subject Forbidden City (Beijing, China) -- Conservation and restoration.
Forbidden City (Beijing, China)
Gardens, Chinese -- China -- Beijing.
Genre/Form Streaming video.
Added Author Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title Emperor's Private Paradise: Treasures from the Forbidden City.