Painting of Mount Wutai Monasteries. 10th century. Scanned from Patricia Ebrey's Cambridge Illustrated History of China (1999). This is a faithful photographic reproduction of an original two-dimensional work of art. The work of art itself is in the public domain for the following reason: This image (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. This applies to the United States, Australia, the European Union and those countries with a copyright term of life of the author plus 70 years.