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Old Oct 7, 2012, 2:44 PM   #1
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Adjoining the Texas State Fair... Spent more time in this than at the fair. The lanterns are made of fabric stretched over metal frames, and lighted from within.

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The scales on this many meters-long dragon are thousands of porcelain plates tied together.

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The lagoon was filled with lanterns.

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Oddly, the board for this Beijing Opera set was labled "Peking", the old style Romanization.

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Entirely made of lanterns.

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These lanterns had thousands of gemlike colored prism attached.
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