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China, Beijing (北京), Forbidden City, Imperial Palace ; J. van der Schley - L´Ambassadeur Conduit a l´Audience (..) /Festin dans la Salle d´Audience (..) /Audience de Conge (.) - 1721-1750

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China, Beijing (北京), Forbidden City, Imperial Palace ; J. van der Schley - L´Ambassadeur Conduit a l´Audience (..) /Festin dans la Salle d´Audience (..) /Audience de Conge (.) - 1721-1750

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Three 18th century copper engravings showing official reception with the Chinese Emperor

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Country (current geographical location): China
Geographical specification: Beijing (北京), Forbidden City, Imperial Palace
Map maker/ publisher: J. van der Schley
Map/ Book title: L´Ambassadeur Conduit a l´Audience (..) /Festin dans la Salle d´Audience (..) /Audience de Conge (.)
Period: 1721-1750
Condition: Excellent
Technique: Copper engraving
Additional Information: Three 18th century copper engravings showing official reception with the Chinese Emperor
Size of the largest image: 18.5×13 cm

Images ca 18,5 x 13cm on 3 pages of ca 25x19cm

A fascinating series of three engravings showing the reception, festive receiving and farewell ceremony of foreign dignitaries in the Imperial Palace in the Forbidden City in Beijing. Engraved by the famous engraver J. van der Schley.

Published around 1749 by De Hondt in The Hague in a Dutch/French version of Prévost d´Exiles ´Histoire General des Voyages…´

Excellent condition. Clean and strong paper with ample margins. Never folded. Hand coloring. Reverse side blank. Titles en indexes in French and Dutch.

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  • Lovely set of early engravings, exactly as described and depicted. Carefully packed and promptly shipped. Thank you. Reliable seller. Bid with complete confidence. A+++

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