C1755

Plan de l’Enceinte de la Ville de Nan-King ou Kyang-Ning-Fou Capitale de la Province de Kyang-nan / Plan de la Ville de Su-Tcheou-Fou Cette Ville a environ 3 grandes Lieues de Tour (Nanjing)

Early plan of present Nanjing capital of Jiangsu province.

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S/N: HGDV-05019–219239
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Full Title:

Plan de l’Enceinte de la Ville de Nan-King ou Kyang-Ning-Fou Capitale de la Province de Kyang-nan / Plan de la Ville de Su-Tcheou-Fou Cette Ville a environ 3 grandes Lieues de Tour (Nanjing)

Date:

C1755

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving hand coloured

Image Size: 

290mm 
x 205mm
AUTHENTICITY
Plan de l'Enceinte de la Ville de Nan-King ou Kyang-Ning-Fou Capitale de la Province de Kyang-nan / Plan de la Ville de Su-Tcheou-Fou Cette Ville a environ 3 grandes Lieues de Tour (Nanjing) - Antique Map from 1755

Genuine antique
dated:

1755

Description:

Early plan of present Nanjing capital of Jiangsu province.

Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 - 1772)

Bellin was a French multifaceted hydrographer and geographer had an incredibly successful 50 year career producing maps. His illustrious career started at just 18 years of age when he was appointed Chief Cartographer to the French Navy in 1721. His attention to detail, accuracy and high standard of workmanship resulted in him playing an integral role to France’s leadership in European cartography. In addition to being the Chief Cartographer of France’s hydrographic office, he was also a member of the Académie de Marine, the Royal Society of London, and the Philosophes (French intellectual group).

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