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China Forbidden City antique print by Bellin 1754
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China Forbidden City antique print by Bellin 1754

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Title: Salle Imperiale De L'Audience.

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China Forbidden City antique print by Bellin 1754

Title: Salle Imperiale De L'Audience.

Antique print of The Forbidden City, the former Chinese imperial palace from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty.
Constructed from 1406 to 1420, the complex consists of 980 buildings and covers 72 hectares (over 180 acres).

China Historical prints.

18th Century print copperplate engraved with hand coloring.

Artist: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772)
(Royal Hydrographer, engineer of the French Navy and member of the Royal Society)
Origin: Histoire Generale Des Voyages, by Abbe Prevost, Publisher: Paris: Didot.

18th Century maps & atlases & prints.
ORIGINAL ANTIQUE PRINT, HAND COLORED.
Print is Absolutely Guaranteed authentic original condition.
A Certificate of Authenticity will be on request forwarded for each individual map or print.

Size:
Sheet app.: 14.25 x 10 inches. 36 x 25.5 cm.
Image app.: 11.25 x 7.5 inches. 28.5 x 19.5 cm.
Condition: Nice antique print in very good condition, centre fold as published.