Item CPC/1/P/5 - Cai Lun

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Cai Lun


  • Jan 1979 (Creation)

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AC 238

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Cai Lun (ca. 50 AD – 121) is regarded as the inventor of paper and the papermaking process. A Middle School history picture (中学历史学图片)
Price: 0.12 Yuan
Serial number: 7150 图片1263
Edition: 1979年1月第1版1979年1月第1次印刷, 00,001-90,000

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Access is subject to signing the Regulations for Access form, unless the records are restricted under the Data Protection Act 2018 or under exemptions in the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

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  • Chinese

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538mm x 779mm

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