Maps Pingjiang tu. 平江图.

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Pingjiang tu.
Other Title
Contributor Names
Gamble, William, -1886.
Created / Published
[Between 1858-1869]
Subject Headings
-  Suzhou (Jiangsu Sheng, China)--Maps, Manuscript
-  Rubbing--China--Suzhou (Jiangsu Sheng)--Maps
-  China--Jiangsu Sheng--Suzhou
-  Stone rubbing dated between 1858 and 1869. One of the earliest and biggest stone rubbing maps in China.
-  Original stone was engraved in 1229 under Li Shoupeng. The map is now in the Museum of Engraved Stone Tablets in Suzhou, China.
-  Shows temples, bridges, rivers, and city walls of Pingjiang (Suzhou) during the Southern Song Dynasty.
-  Relief shown pictorially.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Copy imperfect: Holes in the center, torn around edges.
-  Gift; William Gamble; 1938.
-  Prev. call#: G7824.S88 1450 .S7 Vault Shelf
1 map ; 280 x 140 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G7824.S88 1229 .P5
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
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Gamble, William, -1886. Pingjiang Tu. [Between to 1869, 1229] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, (Accessed December 03, 2016.)

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