Chinese woodblock print

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Illustration

Ibolya Horvath
by The Trustees of the British Museum
published on 22 February 2016
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Woodblock print in the shangtu xiawen format (illustration above, text below) from the 9th century CE, Tang Dynasty. The top part shows the seated Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, flanked by two inscribed cartouches. The bottom part contains a long prayer. Printed in ink on paper.

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Museum, T. T. o. t. B. (2016, February 22). Chinese woodblock print. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4560/chinese-woodblock-print/

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Museum, The Trustees of the British. "Chinese woodblock print." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 22, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4560/chinese-woodblock-print/.

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