Artist / Author / Cartographer:

KITCHIN, THOMAS

Title:

Corea - A map of Quan-Tong or Lea- Tonge Province; and the Kingdom of Kau-Li or Corea

Date:

c1760

Medium:

copper engraving, later colour

Size:

26.5 x 22 cms.

Description:

Corea - A map of Quan-Tong or Lea- Tonge Province; and the Kingdom of Kau-Li or Corea.

 

This map of Korea was drawn by the English mapmaker Thomas Kitchin. He copied it from the map of Korea that appeared in DuHalde's Description Geographique, Historique, Chronologique,Politique et Physique de la Chine which was published in 1735. The Jesuit  Jean Baptiste Du Halde published this important book on China, based on the work of twenty seven Jesuit missionaries who had been living and working in China.

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Item Code:

MA3109

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