once upon a time the were no cameras. there was no internet...in ancient China artists werw a big thing. they were the ones holding government jobs and they played a big part in recording history that we take for granted today. artists were commissioned to paint events. parties, festivals, and weddings were painted in folding accordion style albums and the artist often lived on the site until the album's completion..i love the idea and have begun painting events for people in folding albums. some albums are quite large like the wedding in this book. when unfolded the painting will be over 70' in length and include the entire wedding from bride dressing, to ring and vows, to dinner after...I hope you enjoy seeing the world as it was ONCE UPON A TIME.