1755 Bellin Antique Print Fort of Tyen-Tsing-Wey, 3 Rivers, Peking, China

Cartographer : Jacques Nicholas Bellin

  • Title: Procession d une Nouvelle Mariee qui se rend chez son Mari
  • Date: 1755
  • Condition : (A+) Fine Condition
  • Ref: 34146
  • Size: 15in x 10in (385mm x 255mm)


This beautifully hand coloured original antique print the Fortress of Tyen-tsing-wey, on the utmost eastern border of the province of Peking, where 3 rivers meet by Jacques Nicolas Bellin was published in 1755 for Antoine-François Prevosts monumentus 20 volume edition of L`Histoire Generale des Voyages published by Pierre de Hondt, The Hague in 1747-80. (Ref  : Tooley; M&B)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper colour: - off white
Age of map colour: - Early 
Colours used: - Yellow, blue, green, red
General colour appearance: -  Authentic
Paper size: - 15in x 10in (385mm x 255mm)
Plate size: - 14in x 8 1/2in (355mm x 220mm)
Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm)

Margins: - None
Plate area: - Folds as issued
Verso: - None