quinta-feira, 17 de setembro de 2009

Finais do século 18

This hand colored map is an engraving of Macao dating to 1787 by J. Bellin. Important locations are carefully noted including Chinese villages, farms, plantations, military installations and both Buddhist and Christian churches. Stunning detail. Bellin is a widely published and well regarded French maker. His work is noted for its fully colored beauty and precision.

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