"Carte de la Baye d'Hocsieu et des Entrees de la Riviere de Chang…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1759 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
10.8 x 8 inches
27.4 x 20.3 cm
This lovely chart covers the mouth of the Chang River in the vicinity of Foochow in the Fokien Province. It shows the city, bridge, forts, villages and soundings in the Bay. Dutch title at bottom: "Kaart de Baaije van Hocsieu…" Adorned with decorative title cartouches in the flourishing French style. Engraved by J. van Schley.