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A sketch of a journey from Zhe-Hol in Tartary by land to Pekin and from thence by water to Hang-Tchoo-Foo in China / by J. Barrow
Bib ID 7862410
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline [cartographic image, sheet]
Author
Barrow, John, Sir, 1764-1848, cartographer
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale approximately 1:2,011,000 (E 113°06ʹ--E 122°57ʹ/N 41°04ʹ--N 29°56ʹ). 
Description [London?] : George Nicol, April 12th. 1796 
1 map : coloured ; 62.4 x 44.5 cm, on sheet 80.3 x 57.6 cm 
Notes

Map showing the journey and dates from Chengde (Zhe-Hol on the map) to Beijing (Pekin on the map), China showing temperatures in Farenheit of places passed, halting places, sluices and bridges across the canals, and description along the journey. Also showing track of the ship Hindostan from the Gulf of Bohai (Gulph of Pe-Tche-Lee or Pekin on map) through the Yellow Sea. Relief shown pictorially.

Prime meridian: Pekin (Beijing)

Plate no. 9 from: An authentic account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China / Sir George Staunton. London : G. Nicol, 1797.

Includes text.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-779970303

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List of geographical atlases in the Library of Congress 3190

Subjects Barrow, John, Sir, 1764-1848 -- travel -- China.  |  Hindostan (Ship)  |  Chengde (China) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  Beijing Region (China) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  Bo Hai (China) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800  |  Hebei Sheng (China) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  Shandong Sheng (China) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  Jiangsu Sheng (China) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.  |  Yellow Sea -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Time Coverage 1796 
Form/genre Early maps.
Other authors/contributors Nicol, George  |  Baker, B. (Benjamin), active 1766-1824, engraver  |  Contained in : Staunton, George, Sir, 1737-1801. Authentic account of an embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China

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