China: times of silk and gold (TEFC)

United Kingdom, 1973

Film
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Professor William Watson, Professor of Chinese Art and Archaeology at the University of London, and Magnus Magnusson continue their journey across modern China, visiting one of the world’s great Buddhist shrines; the caves at Lyang; Sian, the ancient capital; and the tomb of a T’ang princess who died in 701 AD In the Forbidden City of Kubblah Khan in Peking, a remarkable clock is discovered - a present to the Emperor from Britain’s first trade mission in the 18th century.

Credits

production company

British Broadcasting Corporation

producer/director

Michael Gill

Duration

00:50:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1973

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324440

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Beijing (China)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → China - Description and travel

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Caves

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - China

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

History → Archaeology

History → China - Civilization

History → China - Civilization, 1949-

History → History

Places → Beijing (China)

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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