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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2016.6.9
Object Name Map
Description "L'Empire de la Chine," 1748, hand-colored engraving by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin.
Printed lower right, in cartouche: L'Empire de la Chine / Pour servir a l'Histoire / Generale des Voyages / Par N. Bellin Ingr ordre de la Marine / 1748
Title L'Empire de la Chine
Date 1748
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Bellin, Jacques-Nicolas
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-12.125 W-17.75 inches
Credit line Gift, The Donald and Tina Sheff Collection of Asian Cartography