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Stele established in 1712 recording the Longevity Pavilion (recto); Name list (verso)(1712年制萬壽碑亭記(碑陽); 題名(碑陰)) Jia, Jinhua; Yang, Zhaohua; Li, Lin; Yuan, Xiaoli; Tian, Menglu


This stele is located on the west side of the courtyard behind the Hall of Imperial Incense (御香殿) and in front of the Grand Hall (大殿) at Beizhen Temple. The size of this stele is 189cm (body height), 77cm (width), and 22cm (depth). The body of this stele is badly efflorescent, and the words on the bottom are illegible. This stele sits on a tortoise-shaped base and has a dragon forehead; there are four characters, “Wan Shou Bei Ji 萬壽碑記” (Stele Record of Longevity), on the front of the stele forehead. This stele was established in the 51st year of Kangxi (1712), with the title “Stele Record of the Longevity Pavilion”. The content of this stele is about the establishment of the Longevity Pavilion. There are name lists carved onto the back of the stele. Composed by Qian Shixun (錢世勳), calligraphed by Hu Tiancheng (胡天成).

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