MS 7151 Plan of Peking

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Physical Description:
1 Page
114.5 cm x 61 cm

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The document is a street map that includes street names, names of public buildings and other structures (palace grounds, temples, city walls and gates), and other points of interest. The map has been annotated in pencil with English transliterations of names of city gates. The accession papers describe this as a "good specimen of popular Chinese cartography."

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7151
NAA INV 10000007

Translation of Title
Translation of Title
Map of the Capital City

Local Note
Local Note
Data and translations furnished by Chang-su Houchins, of the Department of Anthropology, NMNH.
Local Note
Black and white woodblock print on mulberry paper

Other Title
Other Title
Shoushan quantu

Using the Collection
Manuscript 7151, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Donated to the Department of Anthroplogy in 1891 by William Woodville Rockhill. Transferred from the specimen collection to the National Anthropological Archives by Chang-su Houchins in February 1985.

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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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