Antique Print of the Luding Bridge by Martyn (1782)

  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Blank verso, please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1782
  • Overall size: 26 x 20.5 cm.
  • Image size: 18 x 12.5 cm.

€ 88,50($ 104.16 / £ 80.81)

Description: Antique print titled 'Bridge of Chains in China'. Engraving of the Luding Bridge (Bridge of Chains) in China. The Luding Bridge is a bridge over the Dadu River, Sichuan, China, The bridge dates from the Qing Dynasty and is considered a historical landmark. In 1935, during the Long March, soldiers of the Fourth Regiment of the Chinese Workers and Peasants' Army secured the bridge as a river crossing vital to the Red Army. This print originates from 'The Geographical Magazine' by William Frederick Martyn.

Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Heath, published by Harrison & Co.