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Catalog Number 10387-23
Title Chinese and American Calendar, Imperial Palace
Object Name Calendar
Description A calendar that tracks the American calender as well as the Chinese one. The calendar's top half has a plastic, golden character for Fortune in the center, with various Chinese designs around. The pages of the calendar correspond to the American calendar, but underneath, in Chinese are the characters for the Chinese calender (exp. January fifth is the second day of the twelfth month. It includes both American holidays like Valentine's and Mother's day and Chinese ones like the Lunar New Year and Autumn Festival. The upper part of the month pages Has sections of Chinese text to the left and right, probably poems, along with an image of a teapot and cup over a green landscape, this changes for each month. In the center at the top is Chinese Culture, some more Chinese then the month's name in English and Chinese. Each month as well as each day has various fortunes. The month's are in English and Chinese and are about Career, Fortune, and Romance. Each day's is only in Chinese and gives things to promote and avoid. The calendar runs for the year of 2011. The backing for the calendar has the information for Imperial Palace Restaurant.
Date 2011
Material Paper, Ink, Plastic
Height (in) 26.5
Width (in) 14.5
History This calendar is from the Imperial Palace, a Chinese restaurant in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Credit line John E. Carter, Lincoln, Nebraska
Collection Carter, John E.