Antique & Decorative
AN ANTIQUE PRINTED MAP BY E. WELLER, London c. 1860. MAP OF THE COUNTRY BETWEEN PE-KING & THE GULF OF PE-CHILI. Lithograph Original outline colour. An uncommon and interesting detailed map from the area around Peking to present-day Tianjin on the coast. Clearly marked is the river system linking the two cities, adjacent canals and roads. Also indicated are temples and palaces around Beijing. Edward Weller engraved and lithographed this map for later editions of the series of maps issued as the "Weekly Dispatch" atlas. 305 by 435mm (12 by 17.25 inches).