A View of the celebrated Great Wall of China,which divides that Empire from Tartary, & was originally built to prevent the Invasions of the Tartars.
[London: A. Hogg, c.1782.]
Etching and engraving, 215 x 330mm. 8½ x 13".
The Great Wall of China is a series of stone and earthen fortifications in China, built, rebuilt, and maintained between the 6th century BC and the 16th century to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire from Xiongnu attacks during the rule of successive dynasties. An illustration to George Henry Millar's 'The new and universal System of Geography, being a complete history and description of the whole world. ...' 1782.
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