Pingjiang tu. Historic map, Library of Congress
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 of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Copy imperfect: Holes in the center, torn around edges.
Gift; William Gamble; 1938.
Prev. call#: G7824.S88 1450 .S7 Vault Shelf
Pre - 1600s maps, atlases and manuscripts
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