CHINA Grand Canal Great Wall Amherst & Macartney routes WELLER 1863 map
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CHINA. Grand Canal. Great Wall. Amherst & Macartney routes. WELLER 1863 map

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The map shows the routes of Lord Macartney (who was appointed the first envoy of Britain to China. He led the Macartney Embassy to Beijing in 1792) and of Lord Amherst (sent in 1816 as ambassador extraordinary to the court of China's Qing Dynasty, with a view of establishing more satisfactory commercial relations between that country and the United Kingdom). The "best green tea district" is marked. The Great Wall of China, with all its tributaries, is marked, along with the "Grand or Imperial Canal".

The top image on the right hand side shows the entire map. To view a close up of the map showing the level of printed detail, please click on the bottom image on the right hand side.

DATE PRINTED: 1863    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 44.0 x 32.5cm, 17.25 x 12.75 inches (Large)

TYPE: Antique map with original outline colour

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: The image shown may have been taken from a different example of this map than that which is offered for sale. The map you will receive is in good condition but there may be minor variations in the condition from that shown in the image.This map was coloured by hand at the time of publication. The colouring used varies slightly between different examples of the map; the colouring applied to the map you receive may differ slightly from that shown in the image. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Drawn & Engraved by Edwd. Weller

PROVENANCE: "Cassell's Complete Atlas" (a.k.a. "The Weekly Dispatch Atlas"), Published by Cassell, Petter and Galpin, London [Cassell's Weekly Dispatch Atlas]

CHINA. Grand Canal. Great Wall. Amherst & Macartney routes. WELLER 1863 map
CHINA. Grand Canal. Great Wall. Amherst & Macartney routes. WELLER 1863 map

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