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Black Tigers: A Grammar of Chinese Rubbings (China Program Book)

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Synopsis:

Since at least the seventh century C.E., Chinese ink rubbings of stone, metal, and wood inscriptions and pictorial images have been created to serve as precise copies of valuable material. These paper copies sometimes are all that remain of the original works. Despite the primary importance of this technology to history, art, archaeology, and many other fields, this is the first comprehensive study of rubbings in a Western language. Kenneth Starr is the former director of the Milwaukee Public Museum and former curator of Asiatic Archaeology at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780295988115
Author:
Starr, Kenneth
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Author:
Starr, Kenneth
Subject:
China
Subject:
Rubbing.
Subject:
Graphic Arts - General
Subject:
Rubbing -- China.
Subject:
General-General
Series:
China Program Book
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
9.90x6.90x.70 in. 1.80 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Since at least the seventh century C.E., Chinese ink rubbings of stone, metal, and wood inscriptions and pictorial images have been created to serve as precise copies of valuable material. These paper copies sometimes are all that remain of the original works. Despite the primary importance of this technology to history, art, archaeology, and many other fields, this is the first comprehensive study of rubbings in a Western language. Kenneth Starr is the former director of the Milwaukee Public Museum and former curator of Asiatic Archaeology at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago.
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