Great Wall of China Wenceslaus Hollar
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Great Wall of China
A section and gate of the Great Wall of China. Three figures on horseback; an elephant with two minders and a horse drinking from a stream are seen in the foreground. Inscribed above: 'A parcell of the long WALL of CHINA by which its whole Fabrick is expressed.' Plate from the book An embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces to the Grand Tartar Cham, Emperour of China...., by John Nieuhoff (London, 1669). John Nieuhoff (1618-1672), Dutch traveller, was appointed steward of the mission to China under Peter van Goyer and Jacob van Keyser, ambassadors of the Dutch East India Company
Original: copperplate etching. 1699
- Image reference: RS-6188
- The Royal Society
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