CollectionGeneral Maps This category includes maps that typically portray the physical environment and a variety of cultural elements for a geographic area at a particular point in time. The maps in this category show a geographic area larger than a city or town and do not display a subject that is part of one of the thematic categories.
- Date: 1290
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平江图. 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...
- Contributor: Gamble, William
- Date: 1229
Map[Map of the Far East and adjacent Pacific].
Map-with-ship The map, in its ornamental frame, occupies the right side of the sheet. Drawing of a ship and an eight-line explanation of Roman numerals on left side of the sheet. Place names in Arabic. Chinese in two columns, on right side of map. Text in Venetian Italian. Undetermined authenticity. Provenance unverified. Pen-and-ink. Further description of map appeared in article: Bagrow, Leo, 1948. The maps...
- Contributor: Polo, Marco
- Date: 129?