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TRADITIONS & UTENSILS

  

 

 

  Peking Opera (Beijing Opera)

 

China

Miniature diorama of a Peking Opera performance at the Dangui Tea House (fig.), with actors wearing lian pu (fig.).

 

This traditional form of theatre surfaced at the end of the 18th century AD, during the late Qing Dynasty.

 

  Peking Opera (Beijing Opera)