JAK-634

Antique Print of the Luding Bridge by Scott (c.1830)

  • Condition: Fair, large stains also affecting image. General age-related toning and some wear. Blank verso, please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1830
  • Overall size: 26 x 21 cm.
  • Image size: 19.5 x 14.5 cm.
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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. Source unknown, to be determined.

Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Scott after Metz.