Barrow, John

1796

Large antique plan of Macau, China

A plan of the city and harbour of Macao a colony of the Portugueze situated at the southern extremity of the Chinese Empire.

DESCRIPTION: Spectacular plan of Macau or Macao, the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. Published in George Staunton's "An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China", a work which documented Britain's first official embassy to China, lead by Lord Macartney, in 1792.

Published on April, 12, 1796 by George Nicol.

CREATOR: Barrow, John

PUBLICATION DATE: 1796

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: China

BODY OF WATER: South China Sea

CONDITION: Very Good.  Clean with two small repaired marginal tears. On a heavy sheet with no major condition issues.

COLORING: Careful later hand color.

ENGRAVER: B. Braker

SIZE: 20 " x 27 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 59

PRICE: $1800


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