|Quxi Tower in the Spring|
This is the largest of the gardens covering about 6 or 10 acres (depending which description you read) and was first commissioned in 1593 during the Ming Dynasty but when it was bought by Liu Su in 1798 he added many elements of trees, bamboo groves, stones and rock constructions. For this reason the garden acquired a nickname of the Lingering Gardens, Liu Yuan - a play on Liu Su's name.
|Yuancui Pavilion in the Summer|
|Hanbi Shanfung in the Autumn|
|Guanyun Peak in the Winter|
The designer of this set of stamps is Sun Chusnzhe who was born in 1915 and has created 150 sets of stamps, his first issued in 1947 so an appropriate record breaker for number 100 of Sunday Stamps.
An entry to Viridian Postcard's Sunday Stamps celebration of reaching 100