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Map Pingjiang tu. 平江图.

About this Item


  • Pingjiang tu.

Other Title

  • 平江图.


  • Gamble, William, 1830-1886.

Created / Published

  • [Between 1858-1869]


  • -  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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2003626507

Online Format

  • image

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Gamble, William. Pingjiang Tu. [Between to 1869, 1229] Map.

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Gamble, W. (1229) Pingjiang Tu. [Between to 1869] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Gamble, William. Pingjiang Tu. [Between to 1869, 1229] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.