Map [Ming shi san ling tu]. [明十三陵图]. / Map of the Ming Dynasty Tombs

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[Ming shi san ling tu].
Other Title
Map of the Ming Dynasty Tombs
Contributor Names
Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William), Sr., 1884-1975.
Created / Published
[After 1757]
Subject Headings
-  Ming Tombs (China)--Aerial views--Early works to 1800
-  Ming Tombs (China)--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  China--Ming Tombs
Early maps
Manuscript maps
Aerial views
-  Perspective map not drawn to scale.
-  Title supplied.
-  Manuscript on silk.
-  Brush-and-ink and watercolor.
-  Oriented with north toward the upper right.
-  Relief shown pictorially.
-  Bird's-eye view.
-  Shows the sites of the 13 Ming emperors' tombs and their environs, including the Great Wall and its strategic gates near Beijing.
-  Hummel purchase 1930, no. 17.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Includes descriptive notes.
-  Previous call number:G7822.M5A3 1795 .M5 Vault Oversize
-  AACR2
col. map on sheet 67 x 131 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G7822.M5A3 1757 .M5
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
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Hummel, Arthur W. , Sr. Ming Shi San Ling Tu. [After, 1757] Map.

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Hummel, A. W. (1757) Ming Shi San Ling Tu. [After] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Hummel, Arthur W. , Sr. Ming Shi San Ling Tu. [After, 1757] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.

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