IMPERIAL

Tongzhi seven years Michael Huang Zi yuan house papers

Age: Qing Dynasty

Size: 238 * 43cm      

Texture: paper

Content: Huang Ziyuan, word Jingyu, Dan Tang, gentleman, countryman, Hunan Anhua County in the late Qing Dynasty calligrapher, industrialist.

Imperial examination is to select officials through examinations. It is called the imperial examination, because it adopts the method of "division by law". Has the branch of the exam, take the right to all the central, allow the freedom to apply for (ie with genealogy cover to the counties, and the justice system "he recommended" difference) and the main performance to select the three.

Characteristics of. The imperial examination system from the Sui Dynasty, the great cause of the first year (605 years) began to implement, to the Qing Dynasty thirty-one years (1905) the last imperial examination, experienced in 1300.

Official imperial examination is divided into three levels: examination, tests, examination.

The examination is held once every three years, is held in the provincial, Mao, Wu, the four unitary year in August. The examinations of the later called Juren, Juren being actually qualified officials, an official of the. Next, try. Try is followed by examination, held in February of the second year. The examination is finished the year in August, February is the second year of spring, to Beijing exam, which is called "the imperial examinations held in spring", try. To test if the called Gongshi, Gongshi annual quota of about 300 or so. Try to test after the third exam in the palace and try after second months, probably in April. The emperor is in the hall of Supreme Harmony examination personally, after the exam is appointed an official of the examination, can be directly.