1137 Hua Yi Tu China Map - Old Wall Map of China in Chinese - History Map of China - Historic China Map in Nan Song Dynasty Wall Art Poster Print
Brand : Historic Prints
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VINTAGE MAP REPRODUCTION: You’ll love this high quality historic reproduction of 1137 Hua Yi Tu China Map. Our museum quality prints are archival grade, which means it will look great and last without fading for over 100 years. Our print to order maps are made in the USA and each map is inspected for quality. This beautiful artwork is a perfect addition to your themed decor. Vintage maps look great in the home, study or office. They make a perfect gift as well.
MUSEUM QUALITY: This high quality map print will be a great addition to your vintage-themed wall. Don't waste money on cheap-looking, thin paper posters. We use thick, fine art print quality matte paper. Our professional’s choice matte paper displays artwork in high detail without glare. The color is vibrant and text is easy to read. When framed, this map looks absolutely stunning.
A LOOK BACK AT HISTORY: This is an impressive, historic reproduction of 1137 Hua Yi Tu Poster Map of China. A true piece of history. See our product description section for more fascinating information about this historic map and its significance.
READY TO FRAME: This print includes a 0.2 inch border for a perfect frame fit and look. Our maps are designed to fit easy-to-find standard frame sizes, saving you money from having to pay for a custom frame. Each map is inspected for quality and shipped in a rigid tube.
HISTORIX: We love history and art. Sometimes old maps have tears, folds, separations and other blemishes. We digitally restore and enhance maps while keeping its historical character. All our maps are proudly made in the USA. Customers all over the world love our vintage maps and we know you will too.
This ancient depiction of China was produced from a paper rubbing from the original stone stele, which was engraved in 1137. This is the oldest map of China that illustrates a relationship with foreign states, and the original engraving is featured in the Beilin Museum, which is sometimes referred to colloquially as the Stele Forest and has housed historic steles in a Confucian Temple since 1087. The Huayi Tu was commissioned under the Great Qi Dynasty, and the original cartographer is unknown. However, this production comes from a French rubbing in 1903 which bears a crisp style and distinguished features.
This map contains more than four hundred administrative districts within China, as well as the Great Wall in the North, and numerous lakes, rivers, and other geographic features. The reverse side of this Huayi Tu stele is the earliest map produced using a lattice grid. The Yu Ji Tu is remarkable accurate due to the grid and rivals European cartographic technology of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries despite being carved in 1137.
The edges of the Huayi Tu contain text relating to descriptions of Korea, Japan, and other foreign states to the North and South, though it does not include Taiwan, which has led to significant debate among historians about the geopolitical boundaries during this era. This is truly an authentic piece of cartographical history with a distinctive aesthetic and unique style that immediately transports the viewer back in time, creating an indelible bond between the past and present.
Our museum quality giclee print comes printed with archival ink on premium heavyweight matte paper. Shipped in a sturdy cardboard tube your print will arrive ready to be framed. This eye-catching vintage map reproduction print makes the perfect gift for anyone that loves history and imagery.
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