Maps of China and the world

Maps of China and the world

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Credit: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Image 2 of 2. Chinese text written on the reverse of historical maps of China and the world. The title of the maps 'Ch'onha Chungguk' is written in red ink at top left. The rest of the text is unrelated to the maps. The sheet is believed to date from around 1800. For an image of the maps on the reverse of the sheet, see E056/048.

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