Map of China

Author: Wyld, James
Publisher: Wyld, James
Date: 1842
Location: China, Korea

Dimensions: 64.0 x 81.0 cm.
Scale: 1:4,500,000
Call Number: G7810 1842 .W95


In addition to the towns and topographical features of China, this detailed map includes notes identifying mines, forests, and mineral resources. For example, there is a reference to gold in the rivers of Szechuan Province. Other notes describe the culture and achievements of the Chinese and neighboring peoples. In Burma, for example, live the Paulaungs, who were, according to Wyld, "entirely employed in cultivating tea." The Great Wall is depicted in part and described as 1,500 miles long and varying in, height from 20 to 30 feet.

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