Premier Full Map of Beijing the Capital City's Interior and Exterior /. Chinese issue map of Beijing or Peking. This map details the Qing Dynasty walled city of Beijing and was used for administrative purposes. Important buildings, as well as with city and Forbidden City walls, are drawn in profile a very traditional Chinese approach.
In some cases, the dynasty in which important buildings were constructed is noted, so in essence this map covers Beijing's history over three Imperial Dynasties, the Yuan, the Ming, and the Qing. Numerous streets and avenues as well as many hutong - traditional alleyways associated with siheyuan or traditional courtyard residences- are additionally identified.
Many of these have vanished today, making this an exceptional record of'Old Beijing' on the cusp of change. Dimensions: 64 x 55.5 cm. As seen in the photos, stains and folds. Tears and holes have been repaired. The item "RAREST ANTIQUE MAP ATLAS WOODBLOCK QING BEIJING PEKING CHINA ORIGINAL1850" is in sale since Saturday, July 18, 2020.This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "eternality" and is located in Malmoe. This item can be shipped worldwide.