[Da Nang]. A Chart of part of the Coast of Cochin-China Including Turon Harbour and the Island CallaoFrom an actual Survey in 1793.
Published April 12, 1796 by George Nicol.
Engraved map. Sheet 560 x 420mm (22 x 16½"). Staining bottom left & top right.
A map of the coast around Da Nang in Vietnam with a coastal profile, sketched by members of the George Macartney mission to China, the first British embassy to that country, 1792–94. It was published in Sir George Staunton's 'An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China'. Da Nang is now most famous for the huge American airbase there during the Vietnam War. See item ref: 37515, 'Narrative of the British Embassy to China In the Years 1792, 1793 and 1794' for a detailed account of Æneas Anderson's voyage to China in the service of Lord Macartney, including a list of the retinue of Lord Macartney and a Glossary of Chinese words.
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