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Map of Shanghai, 1913

Title
Map of Shanghai Published by the North-China Daily News & Herald. Limited. by permission of the Municipal Council.
Author
[Anonymous]
Publisher
North-China Daily News & Herald Limited,
Publication place
Shanghai,
Publication date
1st June 1913.
Dimensions
735 by 1510mm. (29 by 59.5 inches).
Price
£20,000
Reference
15014

Description

A large English map of Shanghai, dissected in 40 (4 by 10) sections and mounted on linen, folding map. Oriented with north towards the upper right. Top left includes an inset of "plan shewing the rubicon road system". Signed by Engineer and Surveyor.

Notes

The North-China Daily News was an English-language newspaper in Shanghai, China, the most influential foreign newspaper of its time. The paper was founded as the weekly North-China Herald (北華捷報) and was first published on 3 August 1850. Its founder, British auctioneer Henry Shearman (奚安門), died in 1856.