army of Qianlong

army of Qianlong - The army of Qianlong (probably), with...

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Unformatted text preview: The army of Qianlong (probably), with supply convoys. The banners they carrry have various inscriptions, many of only one character. Generally reading the scroll from right to left and top to bottom (all translations follow Charles O. Hucker, A Dictionary of Official Titles in Imperial China [Stanford University Press, 1985], wherever possible): 1)  "Auspicious" 2) ?? Slightly above and to the right, unclear: ˜ ü  • "Fine Wine from Desheng" 3)  "Victorious" 4)  "Auspicious" [repeated] 5)  "Glorious" 6)  "Brave" 7)  � "Nine Wells," "Ninefold Well Formation" On two banners; either a placename, or the name of a military formation. 8)  � "Pacification" 9)  "Excellent" 10)  "Superior", or goes together with Nine Wells: "On Nine Wells" [?] 11)  � � "Aboriginal Ceremonial Guard" 12)  �...
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2010 for the course CHIN 3111 taught by Professor Chaves during the Spring '10 term at GWU.

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