Facade detail of Jade Fertility Well Temple on South Peak of Hua Mountain
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Historical Photographs of China album reference: Hv30. Hua Shan album. Album containing photographs of Hua Mountain in eastern Shensi (eastern Shaanxi). Detail showing entrance with inscriptions, stairs, and metal cranes. Inscription: Inscription on lintel reads Tse-liu yu-ching (Jade Fertility Well). Inscriptions on the two boards at the entrance say only vegetarians and teetotallers may enter. On the door posts are two tablets which read: Wan-ku chen-yuan Kao Pai-ti and Hsi-feng yuan-chi ya Huang Ho. From of old the Yellow River rises in the land of the Great White God; here its waters are controlled by the spirit of West Peak. Access to original photographs, negatives, and albums in the Hedda Morrison photograph collection is restricted. Photographs in the Hedda Morrison photograph collection: Copyright various dates, President and Fellows of Harvard College; all rights reserved. Digital images made from photographs in the Hedda Morrison photograph collection: Copyright 2000, President and Fellows of Harvard College; all rights reserved. Photographs and images from the collection may be reproduced only with written permission. Contact the Harvard-Yenching Library for permissions and fees. For further information about the Hedda Morrison Photographs of China at the Harvard-Yenching Library, see https://library.harvard.edu/collections/hedda-morrison-photographs-china.
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