Collection Items

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    Wu bei zhi Wood block print. "Juan 240" shows Zheng He's voyager route from Nanjing, passing through South East Asia, Indian Ocean, Red Sea, all the way to Persian Gulf. Early Qing Dynasty ed., prefaced Tianqi 1 (1621). Juan (chapter) 240 is one of 80 volumes in 8 cases (30 x 19 cm.). "Wu bei zhi juan er bai si shi." Available also through the Library of...
    • Contributor: Mao, Yuanyi
    • Date: 1644
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    Xia lan zhi zhang.
    遐覽指掌。 | Viewing distant places in the palm of your hand
    Covers Beijing, Nanjing, Shandong, Shanxi, Shanxi, Henan, Huguang, Sichuan, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunan, Guizhou, Nü zhen du si wei suo, Dong nan zhu yi, Xi bei zhu yi of Ming Dynasty. Cover title. Pen-and-ink. "Hai wai you jie"--T.p. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes astronomy chart. Gift; Arthur William Hummel; 1930, no. 1. Previous...
    • Contributor: Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
    • Date: 1647
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    [Tian di tu]
    245-02/$1 天地图。 | Guang yu tu. | Atlas of heaven and earth
    Shows celestial sphere, China as a whole, and 15 provinces fo the Ming Dynasty, Chinese Turkestan, and the "South Seas", including Japan, Philippines, Java, Sumatra, Calicut, Bagdad, etc. Covers Beijing, Henan, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Nanjing, Shandong, Sichuan, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Huguang, Yunan, Guizhou, Dongbei Nüzhe, Dong nan zhu yi, and Xi bei zhu yi. Wood block print with place names labeled by hand....
    • Contributor: Zuo, Junheng - Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
    • Date: 1601
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    Fen ye yu tu.
    分野與圖. | Atlas of the realm: cosmology and provinces
    Covers Beijing, Nanjing, and 13 other provinces of Ming Dynasty. Cover title. Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes astronomy chart. Previous call no.: G2305.F4
    • Date: 1601
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    Guangdong yu tu Wood block print. Includes text which explains boundaries and distance. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Previous call no.: G2308.K8W82 1685 Vault
    • Contributor: Jiang, Yi - Han, Zuodong
    • Date: 1685
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    [Aihun, Luosha, Taiwan, Nei Menggu tu]
    [艾渾,羅刹,台灣,蒙古圖] | Pictorical maps of Aihun, Russia, Taiwan and Mongolia
    Scales differ. Manuscript on silk. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Bird's-eye view. Covers four frontier regions of the Manchu Dynasty, Aihun area, a military colony since the middle of the 17th century on the north banks of the Amur, Russian camp in eastern Siberia, Taiwan and Pescadores Islands, and Inner Mongolia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image....
    • Date: 1697
  • Map
    [Shandong, Zhili, Shengjing hai jiang tu]
    [山東, 直隷, 盛京海疆圖] | Coastal map of Shandong, Zhili, and Shengjing
    Scale ca. 1:125,000. Title supplied. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Shows coastal defenses of Shandong, Hebei, and Liaoning Provinces. Hummel gift 1962, no. 6. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Prev. call#: G7822.C6R4 1700 .S4 Vault Shelf AACR2
    • Contributor: Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
    • Date: 1634
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    Taiwan di li tu
    台湾地理图 | Geographical map of Taiwan Island
    Bird's-eye-view. Covers Taiwan Zhen, Penghu Zhen, Taiwan Xian, Zhulo Xian, and Fengshan Xian. Shows busy life of native island people, also shows Qing officials, official offices, villiages, soliders, and defense walls during Kangxi period (1684-1722). Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the left. Hummel purchase 1930, no. 10. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Previous call...
    • Contributor: Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
    • Date: 1683