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Map Cheonhado. 天下圖 / Map of all under heaven

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  • Cheonhado.

Other Title

  • 天下圖
  • Map of all under heaven

Created / Published

  • [1800?]


  • Chungguk sipsamsŏng to -- [Segye to]


  • -  China--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • -  World maps, Manuscript
  • -  China
  • -  Earth


  • -  One map shows Ming Empire of China and the other map shows the world.
  • -  Relief shown pictorially.
  • -  Pen-and-ink and watercolor.
  • -  Title from verso in red ink: Chʻŏnha Chungguk.
  • -  Possibly based on early map (date unknown) with addition of up-to-date place names.
  • -  Alternate title previous supplied: Da ming hun yi tian xia quan tu.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Gift; 1992; Andrew Saylor.
  • -  Acquisitions control no. 92-5d
  • -  中国十三省图 -- [世界图]


  • 2 maps on 1 sheet : ms., col. ; 29 x 29 cm. and 27 x 27 cm., sheet 32 x 64 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G7820 1800 .C5


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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 93684246

Online Format

  • image

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

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