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The San On map of Mgr. [i.e. Monsigneur] Volonteri [cartographic material] : map of the San-On District (Kwangtung Province) : drawn from actual observations made by an Italian Missionary of the Propaganda in the course of his professional labors during a period of four years : being the first and only map hitherto published, May 1866 / engraved by F.A. Brockhaus, Leipzig
Bib ID 3426318
Format MapMap
Author
Volonteri, Simeone, 1831-1904
 
Scale Scale [1:106,445] 
Description Canberra : National Library of Australia, [1971] 
1 map ; 85.4 x 107.3 cm. 
Notes

Map of the San-On district within the Kwangtung Province and featuring the city of Hong Kong following British occupation in 1841. Place names are given in both Roman and Chinese scripts.

In 1860 Monsigneur Simeone Volonteri joined the Mission of the Propaganda in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong and while there produced this map.

"The uncertain pronunciation of the Chinese characters is fixed according to Williams's Dictionary".

Originally published anonymously in 1866 as: Map of the San-On District (Kwangtung Province).

Text in English and Chinese.

Subjects Kwangtung Province (China) - Maps - Facsimiles.  |  Hong Kong Region (China : Special Administrative Region) - Maps - Facsimiles.
Time Coverage 1866 
Other authors/contributors Brockhaus, F. A  |  Volonteri, Simeone, 1831-1904. Map of San-On District (Kwangtung Province)  |  National Library of Australia
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