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This map, named The Map of the Borderlines of China and Russia, is a selected translation from one 1884 Russian map. Hong Jun (1839-1893), who had been the Qing Empire’s emissary, bought the original map in Russia and translated place names into…
This map applied both borderlines and color wash to distinguish different regimes. It is remarkable that no color wash was applied on Hamburg. Its territory was only depicted by a red borderline. A possible explanation is that a plain background was…
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