Feng shui compass, illustration

Feng shui compass, illustration

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Caption: Feng shui compass. Historical engraving of a Chinese feng shui compass. Feng shui is an ancient Chinese philosophical system of aesthetics that aims to improve life by harmonising the person with their surrounding environment. Image from 'Recherche sur les superstitions en Chine', by the jesuit priest Henri Dore, Shanghai, 1911-1920.

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