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Map [Ming shi san ling tu] [明十三陵图] / Alternate title in English: Map of the Ming Dynasty Tombs

About this Item


  • [Ming shi san ling tu]

Other Title

  • [明十三陵图]
  • Alternate title in English: Map of the Ming Dynasty Tombs


  • Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William), Sr., 1884-1975

Created / Published

  • [After 1757]


  • -  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.
  • -  Originally mounted as a handscroll.
  • -  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 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • gm71005138

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Hummel, Arthur W. , Sr. Ming Shi San Ling Tu. [After, 1757] Map.

APA citation style:

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

MLA citation style:

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