Taihe Palace was used for the emperor office room. The Imperial Palace is the royal palace of Ming dynasty (AD1368-1644) and Qing dynasty(AD 1636-1911) .In 1644, Qing Slavery empire
occupied China, Ming dynasty of China was destroyed, the Imperial Palace was been occupied by Qing empire, and then become Qing dynasty palace.
The Qing dynasty was not chinese people in that time. This picture was took in July 30,2012.