View in the Eastern side of the Imperial Park at Gehol.

Date Created

1804

Identifier

University of Otago Library Special Collections (DeBeer) - Ec 1804 B
s26

Publisher

London : Printed by A. Strahan for T. Cadell and W. Davies ...

Description

"The Emperor having been informed that, in the course of our travels in China we had shown a strong desire of seeing every thing curious and interesting, was pleased to give directions to the first minister to shew us his park or garden at Gehol. It is called ... Paradise of ten thousand (or innumerable) trees" ( Alexander, 1804, p. 127).

Format

Intaglio prints
Engravings

Extent

280 mm

Medium

hand-coloured aquatint

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Source

Travel in China : containing descriptions, observations, and comparisons, made and collected in the course of a short residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a subsequent journey through the country from Pekin to Canton : in which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilized nations / by John Barrow (London : Printed by A. Strahan for T. Cadell and W. Davies ..., 1804), facing p. 128.

Is Part Of

Travels in China, 1966-71.

Is Version Of

a sketch by Captain Parish, Royal Artillery

Files

s26.jpg

Collection

Citation

Alexander, William, 1767-1816, “View in the Eastern side of the Imperial Park at Gehol.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed June 15, 2024, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5997.