Yongle Encyclopedia



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  1. Gu Jianlong. Portrait of Yu Qian. (Qing dynasty, 17th century). Beijing: National Museum of China. Wikimedia Commons.
  2. Anon. Emperor Yongle of Ming. Hanging scroll, ink and colour on silk. Taipei: National Palace Museum. Wikimedia Commons
  3. “The Yongle Encyclopaedia.” Photo, 5 November 2014. Beijing: National Library of China. Wikimedia Commons.