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[Ba xian chuan qi = Legends of eight immortals]
[八仙傳奇 = Legends of eight immortals]
Bib ID 6484812
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, still image, volume]
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Description [China?] : [publisher not identified], [1935?] 
8 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : colour illustrations ; 23 cm 
Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on the images.

Consists of eight mounted silhouettes, eight of which portray a scene from legend of the Eight Immortals.

Inserted is "Temple Hill cut-outs, Chefoo, China," a leaf describing the craft of silhouettes as made by the Self-Help Dept., Women's Bible School, Presbyterian Mission.

Traditional Chinese binding, with woven fabric cover.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-52765716

Text in Enlgish and partially in Chinese.

Subjects Silhouettes -- China -- Yantai Shi.  |  Cut-out craft -- China -- Yantai Shi.  |  Ba Xian (Taoist mythology) -- Pictorial works.  |  Taoist mythology -- Pictorial works.
Other authors/contributors Women's Bible School (Yantai Shi, China). Self-Help Department
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Legends of eight immortals

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