21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Artistic
Bronze Lion's Head

The bronze lion's heads are the adornments of the giant bronze jars inside the Forbidden City, the royal palace of the Ming and Qing dynaties, in Beijing, China. They look solemn and beautiful against the background of the red wall in the snowy day of February 13, 2022.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Beijing, China
Copyright: © Yuan Zhang