1137 Yu Ji Tu China Map - Vintage Map of China - Old Wall Map of China in Chinese - History Wall Map of China Showing Coast Lines Wall Art Poster
Brand : Historic Prints
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VINTAGE MAP REPRODUCTION: You’ll love this high quality historic reproduction of 1137 Yu Ji 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 Yu Ji 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.
The Yu Ji Tu or Map of the Tracks of Yu Gong is one of the earliest known maps of China and is highly regarded for its geographical accuracy considering the stone map was originally engraved in 1137. The image here was produced from a rubbing of the original stone map in 1903.The Yu Ji Tu is the first map to utilize a rectilinear grid system, and its cartographic accuracy is comparable to twentieth-century mapmaking. Another defining feature that makes this such a remarkable piece of cartographical history is the meticulous accuracy of the coastlines and river systems, especially the Yellow and Yangtze rivers and their tributaries.
The grid breaks down into squares that translate to roughly 31 miles each and identifies nearly seventy mountains, five lakes, and nearly eighty rivers. This map is one of the earliest examples of Ji Li Hua Fang style, which was the most science-based method of the three early Chinese map styles.
During this period, China was ruled by the Southern Song Dynasty in the South and the Manchurian Jurchen Jin north of the Yellow River. Through their cartographical efforts to reunify to the boundaries as laid out by the Emperor Yu. Rubbings have been made from this stele for hundreds of years. Its unique aesthetic, distinctive style, and attention to detail immediately transport the viewer back in time, creating an indelible bond between 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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