C1870

Sketch Map Showing the Minerals & Silk Districts of the Province of Shan-tung (China).

Mapmaker:

Edward Weller (1819 - 1884)

Detailed and rare map of Shadong province by J. Markham who was the consul at Chefoo. He travelled through the province in 1869 recording the mines, the silk areas and places where mulberry trees grew. He provided new and interesting … Read Full Description

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S/N: RGS-1870-ASI-CHI–228253
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Full Title:

Sketch Map Showing the Minerals & Silk Districts of the Province of Shan-tung (China).

Date:

C1870

Mapmaker:

Edward Weller (1819 - 1884)

Condition:

Upper section of right margin trimmed as usual, otherwise in good condition, with folds as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

370mm 
x 245mm
AUTHENTICITY
Sketch Map Showing the Minerals & Silk Districts of the Province of Shan-tung (China). - Antique Print from 1870

Genuine antique
dated:

1870

Description:

Detailed and rare map of Shadong province by J. Markham who was the consul at Chefoo. He travelled through the province in 1869 recording the mines, the silk areas and places where mulberry trees grew. He provided new and interesting information and the life of the Chinese.

Biography:

Edward Weller (1819-1884)

Very active English cartographer of which little is known of his personal  life although he produced a number of important maps and was elected a member of the Royal Geographical Society.

 

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