3012 Blaeu, Joan: Kiangsi, Imperium Sinarum Provincia Octava 1655

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Asia / China / Kiangsi
Asien / China / Kiangsi
Blaeu, Joan
1655

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China / Kiangsi

Blaeu, Joan
1655
copperplate engraving
48,5 x 40 cm
ORIGINAL

This map is from a series of 15 provinces of China from the “Atlas Sinensis” in 1655 by Blaeu and Martini. In the eastern province of Nanjing and the mouth of the Yangtze and the location of modern day Shanghai. The bottom left contains a beautiful decorative title cartouche flanked with contemporary images of learned Chinese. Underneath this is the mileage scale and above is the key. Joan Blaeu (1599-1673) worked with his father Willem Janszoon and brother Cornelis in Amsterdam. In 1638 he was appointed cartographer of the East India Company. Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmaker, Early World Press, 2004, p145


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China / Kiangsi

Blaeu, Joan
1655
Kupferstich
48,5 x 40 cm
ORIGINALKARTE

Karte zur Provinz Kiangsi des Chinesischen Reiches. Die Provinzgrenzen sind farbig gestaltet. Unten links Titelkartusche mit Darstellungen von Chinesen in typischer Kleidung.


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SKU 3012
delivery time ca. 5-10 days

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