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People built a large paper boat and four smaller boats alongside it. Plenty of well-decorated items were stored in the boats. On the final night, between 9 and 11 pm, these boats were sent to the river outside the Northern Gate and burned on the water.
1media/Da song chuan_thumb.jpg2020-09-25T14:35:56-04:00Weiting Guo08b125beef921c47ad1de3c337b8d14abd2713ab“The Grand Ritual of Sending a Boat”7“The Grand Ritual of Sending a Boat,” from Wu Youru 吳友如 (Wu Jiayou 吳嘉猷) , Wu Youru huabao 吳友如畫寶 [Collection of Wu Youru's Art Treasures] (Shanghai: publisher not identified, 1909), Shanghai wen rui lou shi yin ben, di shi ji, xia. Source: Library of Congress, call number: H585.91 W94.1.media/Da song chuan.jpgplain2021-08-11T10:47:22-04:001909Wu Youru 吳友如 (Wu Jiayou 吳嘉猷) , Wu Youru huabao 吳友如畫寶 [Collection of Wu Youru's Art Treasures] (Shanghai: publisher not identified, 1909), Shanghai wen rui lou shi yin ben, di shi ji, xia. Source: Library of Congress, call number: H585.91 W94.1.Public domain.Weiting GuoWG-0040Weiting Guo08b125beef921c47ad1de3c337b8d14abd2713ab