Photo of the Day: Taiwan NT$100 bill vs real Chungshan Hall

Photographer perfectly aligns illustration of Chungshan Hall from NT$100 note with real thing

Taiwan News
Date: 2020/09/04
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Chungshan Hall compared with NT$100 note. (Reddit user IB-45 photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photographer captured this image matching an illustration of Chungshan Hall (中山樓) on the NT$100 (US$3.40) note with the real thing, which he found to be in a surprising state of disrepair.

On Aug. 20, Reddit user IB-45 took a photo showing an illustration of Chungshan Hall in Yangmingshan National Park on the NT$100 bill, perfectly aligned with the real-life edifice. When asked about the inspiration behind the composition, the photographer told Taiwan News that he decided to match real-life locations on Taiwan's currency after he hiked up Yushan North Peak and decided to take a merged landscape shot, with the NT$1,000 note.    [FULL  STORY]

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