C1748

Carte de la Baye de Chin-chew (ou) ou Chang-Chew (ou) avec les isles d'Emowi et de Quenowi. [Kinmen Islands]

Attractive early map of Kinmen or Quemoy, group of islands, Fujian province, China which are located off the southeastern coast of mainland China, including Great Kinmen, Lesser Kinmen, Wuqiu and several surrounding islets. The city of Emowi, is present day Xiamen (Amoy) … Read Full Description

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S/N: HGDV-0522-ASI-CHI–229311
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Full Title:

Carte de la Baye de Chin-chew (ou) ou Chang-Chew (ou) avec les isles d’Emowi et de Quenowi. [Kinmen Islands]

Date:

C1748

Condition:

In good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

300mm 
x 212mm
AUTHENTICITY
Carte de la Baye de Chin-chew (ou) ou Chang-Chew (ou) avec les isles d'Emowi et de Quenowi. [Kinmen Islands] - Antique Print from 1748

Genuine antique
dated:

1748

Description:

Attractive early map of Kinmen or Quemoy, group of islands, Fujian province, China which are located off the southeastern coast of mainland China, including Great Kinmen, Lesser Kinmen, Wuqiu and several surrounding islets. The city of Emowi, is present day Xiamen (Amoy) is shown.  

From Prevost, Histoire generale des voyages.

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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