Artist / Author / Cartographer:

Bonne, Rigobert

Title:

China - L' Empire de la Chine

Date:

c1775

Medium:

copper engraving, later colour

Size:

31 x 44.5 cm

Description:

L' Empire de la Chine d'apres l'Atlas Chinois, avec les Isles du Japon. An attractive eighteenth century map of China based on the Jesuit surveys carried out at the beginning of the eighteenth century.

Rigobert Bonne (1727 - 1795) was an engineer, mathematician and cartographer from Raucourt in France. He succeeded Nicolas Bellin as Hydrographer of the Depot de la Marine in 1773. He produced numerous maps between 1762 and 1790.

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Item Code:

MA5322

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