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Map China

About this Item


  • China


  • J.H. Colton & Co.

Created / Published

  • New York : Harper Bros., c1855.


  • -  China--Maps
  • -  China


  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
  • -  Insets: Harbor & islands of Amoy -- Map of Canton and adjacent islands.
  • -  In ink on verso: Filed April 17 1855.
  • -  LC copy imperfect: Foldlined, separated along central fold and repaired with tape.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.


  • 1 map ; 31 x 36 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G7820 1855 .J2


  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2006629381

Online Format

  • image

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J.H. Colton & Co. China. New York: Harper Bros, 1855. Map.

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J.H. Colton & Co. (1855) China. New York: Harper Bros. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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J.H. Colton & Co. China. New York: Harper Bros, 1855. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.