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Forbidden Palace Moat | Photo Art Print

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Forbidden Palace Moat: A Moment Frozen in Time - Fine Art Print by Dan Kosmayer

As the artist behind the lens, I bring you a piece of history in the heart of Beijing, China - a fine-art photographic print of the Forbidden Palace Moat. It's a sight to relish, where the ancient meets the modern. The Moat, known as Tongzi He, or the Pipe River, once served as the last bastion of defense for Chinese emperors since the reign of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). This grand Moat encircles the Forbidden City, an area abundant with trees on one side and residential homes on the other. The image captured portrays the ancient aura of the outer wall of the Forbidden Palace moat, with the tranquil waters reflecting the verdant trees and the old residential buildings.

The 3,300-meter-long Moat, which widens to fifty-two meters at its broadest point, still carries the echoes of the past. The Tongzi River, as it's known today, has been called many names - Jinshui (Gold Water River), Yu (Jade River), or Yu He (Imperial River). But to the nearby residents, it's the Pipe River, a nod to the days when it supplied fresh, clean water to the palace. As it mirrors the trees and houses of the city, it also reflects the tales of the bygone eras.

This piece of art, this snapshot of history, is available for you to own. Each museum-quality print is hand-signed by me on the reverse side and has a certificate of authenticity. The prints are crafted on acid-free 100% cotton paper with a subtly textured, warm-tone finish. Using archival inks ensures sharp precision, smooth transitions, deep blacks, intricate details, and vibrant hues, offering an enduring visual experience.

Please be aware that the frames are not included in the print. We take great care in delivering a museum-grade, signed print right to your doorstep. We are proud to offer free global delivery and a 14-day satisfaction guarantee. If you're unsatisfied with the print, we assure full reimbursement within 14 days. The print also has a lifetime warranty against fading, symbolizing our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction.

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© Dan Kosmayer, 2015 

Museum Quality Fine Art Prints

Enjoy museum-grade signed prints, free global delivery, and a 30-day satisfaction guarantee. Each fine art print showcases my passion for photography and exceptional quality and is hand-signed in pencil on the reverse side, and includes a certificate of authenticity and a lifetime warranty against fading, with the assurance of a full reimbursement within 30 days if needed.

The fine art prints are of the highest museum quality, printed on acid-free 100% cotton paper with a velvety, subtly textured, warm-tone finish. Archival inks ensure photographs with sharp precision, smooth transitions, deep blacks, intricate details, and vibrant hues.

Please note that frames are not included.

Free Worldwide Delivery

As the creator, I personally print, sign, and package every print at my studio in Haliburton, Ontario. These prints are then shipped worldwide via Canada Post free of charge. Therefore, delivery times can vary based on location, anywhere from a few days to several weeks.

Additionally, when traveling and shooting on location, orders placed during these periods will be dispatched upon my return. This may result in delivery times extending to several weeks. However, rest assured that the wait for these unique pieces is well worth it!

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