This is a set of Chinese shadow puppet prints, published by the People‘s Fine Art Publishing House Shanghai in 1958. Images of Chinese shadow puppets from Shanxi, Hubei, Qinghai, Hebei and Shandong are included. The notable collections from Shanxi are from a wealthy and well-known family in Qing dynasty, the Wu's in Qingjixia, Jingyang province. Other Shanxi puppets from the early Qing dynasty were also included.

Item number 70568
Category Print
Type Shadow Show
Dimensions Folder; length 540mm; breadth 390mm; height 18mm
Language chinese
Country of origin China

Part of the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection