- Type of resource
- Date created
- [ca. 1939]
- [ca. 1930]
- 1 hemisphere map on 12 joined sheets, 144.8 x 152.5 cm.
- Map data
- Scale not given ; (W 160° --E 20°/N 90° --S 90°)
Images from the Glen McLaughlin Collection of California as an Island maps, a collection of nearly 750 maps obtained by Mr. McLaughlin over nearly 40 years. Included in the collection are hemisphere and world maps, celestial charts, title pages, globe gores and a medal. The dates range from 1622 to the mid-1800's.
- Verbiest, Ferdinand, 1623-1688
- State 1
- Published in Peking, .
- State 2
- Published in Canton, 1856, possibly from new blocks.
- State 3
- Published in Seoul, 1860, by order of the King Cho Chou of Korea, probably from the 1856 blocks.
- State 4
- Published in 1930s, probably in Seoul from 1856 blocks, but lacking decorative borders.
- Chinese & Japanese Maps / British Museum, 1974; History of cartography, V.2,Book 2,p.254; Christie's valuable atlases, travel and natural history books, London, Wednesday, 24 May 1995, Item #61.
- Part of 2 hemisphere map of the world, entitled: Kunyu chuantu (Konyo Zenzu) : [Complete map of the world] / Ferdinand Verbiest. -- Peking, . In Chinese. Woodcut. California as a large island with indented northern coast, and North America extending to north and west. The Great Lakes are shown as one large lake. The seas are shaded. Deliniation of China based on Chinese maps; European sources for the rest. Vignettes of animals (including the turkey and beaver), birds, ships and sea monsters decorate the map, including Antarctica, which is shown as large land mass. 9 large (and many smaller) blocks of text are within the map border, and 4 more are at sheet corners. These describe traditional beliefs concerning cosmography, astronomy, magnetism, vulcanology, among other subjects.
- Original McLaughlin Book Number (1995 edition)
- Original McLaughlin book number (1995 edition) with latest state information
- Use and reproduction
- Image from the Glen McLaughlin Map Collection of California as an Island courtesy Stanford University Libraries. This item is in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. If you have questions, please contact the David Rumsey Map Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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