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Chinese Lantern

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2017-03-13 12:52:16.0
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30.31 KB
Dimensions:
412 x 540 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 64194
Description: Lanterns are a major feature during the Chinese New Year celebrations. A lantern festival takes place on the fifteenth day of the New Year to celebrate the new moon. This festival also marks the end of the celebrations. Written on the lantern is a wish for a happy new year and a hope that money wishes may come true.
Categories: Collections / World Art, Learning Themes/ Dragons  

Copyright & Re-use

Credit Line: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: CC BY-SA
Caption: Chinese Lantern

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Chinese Lantern
Description (Object or Artwork): Lanterns are a major feature during the Chinese New Year celebrations. A lantern festival takes place on the fifteenth day of the New Year to celebrate the new moon. This festival also marks the end of the celebrations. Written on the lantern is a wish for a happy new year and a hope that money wishes may come true.
Subject tags:
Dragon
   
Other Keywords: Chinese, Lantern, New Year

File info

Original Filename: r5851_1_d01_540h450w.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 30.31 KB; 412 x 540 pixels; 35 x 46 mm (print at 300 DPI); 109 x 143 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Portrait

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: R5851/1