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Poems of the four views of Mount Yiwulü, 1783(題醫巫閭山四景,1783) Jia, Jinhua; Yang, Zhaohua; Li, Lin; Yuan, Xiaoli; Tian, Menglu

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This stele is located on the west side of the courtyard behind the Hall of Divine Horses (神馬殿) and in front of the Hall of Imperial Incense (御香殿) at Beizhen Temple. The size of this stele is 178cm (body height), 79cm (width), and 21cm (depth). The body of this stele is in perfect condition. This stele sits on a tortoise-shaped base and has a dragon forehead without inscriptions. The title of this stele is "Poems of the Four Views of Mount Yiwulü", which refers to four seven-syllable quatrains composed and calligraphed by Emperor Qianlong in the ninth month of the 48th year of his reign (1783) while passing through Guangning on his fourth eastern tour. The poems describe four scenic locations on Mount Yiwulü: Cuiyun Screen, Daoyin Valley, Shengshui Basin and Kuangguan Pavilion.

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