Film, Video The Forbidden City, Pekin City of Pekin, China, 1903 / Panoramic view of the Forbidden City / Panorama of Forbidden City

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Title
The Forbidden City, Pekin
Other Title
City of Pekin, China, 1903
Panoramic view of the Forbidden City
Panorama of Forbidden City
Summary
Views of the Forbidden City (Imperial Palace), Peking, China: camera, probably located atop the Meridian Gate (Wu Men) pans from the east, past the Gate of Great Harmony (T'ai Ho Men) with the Hall of Supreme Harmony (T'ai Ho Tien) behind it, past the White Pagoda (Pai Ta) in Pei-Hai Park, and then past the West Flowery Gate.
Contributor Names
Ackerman, Raymond, camera.
Biograph Company.
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope & Biograph Co., 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Forbidden City (Beijing, China)
-  Beijing (China)--Description and travel
Genre
Travelogues (Motion pictures)
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H34805 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co. ; 19Aug1903; H34805.
-  Additional variant titles from Paul Spehr's document "American Mutoscope & Biograph Productions, 1896-1908", compiled from the Biograph production logs.
-  Camera, Raymond Ackerman.
-  Paper Print Collection films (copy 2) are longer due to printing differences; titles were added during restoration.
-  Biograph production no. 1765.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1128) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Titles added to 16 mm. Paper Print Collection materials during original restoration.
-  Filmed on January 31, 1901 in Peking (Beijing) China.
-  Video files Mode of access: on-site workflow application.
-  Sources used: MacFarquhar, Roderick. The Forbidden City; Dorn, Frank. The Forbidden City. 1970; Early motion pictures, p. 109; the Theodore Roosevelt Association...catalog, p. 24-25; Biograph production logs.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
-  The Theodore Roosevelt Association film collection : a catalog / prepared by Wendy White-Henson and Veronica M. Gillespie. Library of Congress, 1986.
Medium
1 video file (digital, MPEG-4) (ca. 1 min.) : si., b&w.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (10 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16mm.
viewing print (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (15 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (10 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16mm.
dupe neg pic (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (15 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (10 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FAB 1457 (viewing print)
FLA 4142 (viewing print, copy 2)
FRA 6194 (dupe neg pic)
FRA 1312 (dupe neg pic, copy 2)
FRA 5847 (master pos pic)
Box 0045B (paper pos)
Box 5134C (paper pos, copy 2)
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/ntscrm.01833346
Library of Congress Control Number
mp76000090
Access Advisory
Restricted: video files available on-site only. Access by appointment.
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
11510372
Description
Views of the Forbidden City (Imperial Palace), Peking, China: camera, probably located atop the Meridian Gate (Wu Men) pans from the east, past the Gate of Great Harmony (T'ai Ho Men) with the Hall of Supreme Harmony (T'ai Ho Tien) behind it, past the White Pagoda (Pai Ta) in Pei-Hai Park, and then past the West Flowery Gate.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/mp76000090
Additional Metadata Formats
MARCXML Record
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record

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Ackerman, Raymond, Camera, Biograph Company, Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection, and Paper Print Collection. The Forbidden City, Pekin. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co, 1903. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000090/.

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Ackerman, R., Biograph Company, Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection & Paper Print Collection. (1903) The Forbidden City, Pekin. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mp76000090/.

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Ackerman, Raymond, Camera, et al. The Forbidden City, Pekin. United States: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co, 1903. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mp76000090/>.