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Item ID: 214267  

China Old Postcard Imperial Portrait Ming-Tai-Tsu Hongwu Emperor, Nanking 明陵太祖遺像

Vintage Old Real Photo Photograph Photographic Postcard, China Chinese Art Artist Drawn Painting Drawing. Ming Dynasty Emperor Hongwu. Min Sholin. Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum. The Imperial Portrait of Ming-Tai-Tsu. Nanking. 南京明陵太祖遺像 (No. 4)

The Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum 明孝陵 is the tomb of the Hongwu Emperor, the founder of the Ming Dynasty. It lies at the southern foot of Purple Mountain, located east of the historical centre of Nanjing, China. Legend says that in order to prevent robbery of the tomb, 13 identical processions of funeral troops started from 13 city gates to obscure the real burying site.

Series No: 4
Faults: Creases or wear at top right, and from left to lower centre
Background: he Hongwu Emperor (Chinese: 洪武帝; Wade–Giles: Hung-wu Emperor; 1328 – 1398) — known variably by his given name Zhu Yuanzhang (Chinese: 朱元璋; Wade–Giles: Chu Yuan-chang) and by his temple name Taizu of Ming (Chinese: 明太祖; literally "Great Ancestor of Ming") — was the founder and first emperor of the Ming Dynasty of China. His era name, Hongwu, means "vastly martial". Rebel and overthrown the Yuan rulers.


China Old Postcard Imperial Portrait Ming-Tai-Tsu Hongwu Emperor, Nanking 明陵太祖遺像

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