A bridge back to 19th century China

Taking us back to Qing Dynasty China, ElviN has built a historically accurate version of the iconic Double Dragon Bridge. The diorama is packed with the comings and goings of day-to-day life: there’s a peasant fishing in the Nanpan River; a platoon of soldiers marshals a criminal across the bridge; whilst at the other end a farmer waits to herd his cattle over to the other side.
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Architecturally, the bridge is really well built, with the sloped plates of the various pagoda roofs being especially effective. The use of inverted arch and slope elements, offset at an angle to define the distinctive arabesques on the roof’s corners, really helps to capture the period’s style.

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