The Embassadors Entry Through the Famous Chinese Wall : near 1200 miles in length [detail].

Creator

Date Created

1744

Date

1744/1748

Identifier

Hocken Collections Bliss: Double Oversize - KU7 H
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Subject

Publisher

London : printed for T. Woodward, A. Ward, S. Birt, D. Browne, T. Longman, R. Hett, C. Hitch, H. Whitridge, S. Austen, J. Hodges, J. Robinson, B. Dod, T. Harris, J. Hinton, and J. Rivington.

Description

"The Wall is full six Fathom high, and four thick, so that six Horsemen may easily ride a-breast on it, and was in as good Repair as if it had not been erected above twenty or thirty Years since; no Part of it being fallen, nor annoyed by the least Weed or Filth, as other old Walls are observed to be" (Harris, 1748, v.II, 939).
A - The Embassador;
B - His Retinue;
C - Convoy of Daorshian Cozacks;
D - The Caravan of laden Horses & camels;
E - The City XOGON KOTON;
F - An Idol Temple;
G - The Chinese Guard & Watch Towers;
H. Idol Temples on the Walls

Contributor

Harris, John, 1667?-1719

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Temporal Coverage

Source

Navigantium atque itinerantium bibliotheca. Or, a complete collection of Voyages and travels : Consisting of above six hundred of the most authentic writers, beginning Hackluit, Purchass, etc. in English; Ramusio, Alamandini, Carreri, etc. in Italian; Thevenot, Benaudot, Labat, etc. in French; De Brye, Grynaeus, Maffeus, etc. in Latin; Herrera, Oviedo, Coreal, etc. in Spanish; and the voyages under the direction of the East-India Company in Holland, in Dutch. Together with such other histories, ... (London : printed for T. Woodward, A. Ward, S. Birt, D. Browne, T. Longman, R. Hett, C. Hitch, H. Whitridge, S. Austen, J. Hodges, J. Robinson, B. Dod, T. Harris, J. Hinton, and J. Rivington, 1744-48), v. II, facing p. 939.

Is Part Of

Navigantium atque itinerantium bibliotheca. Or, a complete collection of Voyages and travels

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