Large French Map of Beijing, Sold by A French Bookseller in Beijing.
Lithographed folding map of Beijing published by the French Service Geographique de l'Armee at the beginning of the 20th century.
The map includes a massive key with 384 points of interest in both transliterated Chinese and French. The key is spread among the following sections:
- Tesu-Kin-Tching - Ville Rouge Interdite [Red Forbidden City]
- Houang-Tching - Ville Imperiale [Imperial City]
- Nei-Tching - Ville Tartare [Tartar City]
- Ouai-Tching - Ville Chinoise [Chinese City]
- Exterieur [Exterior]
The map was probably published at the time of the Boxer Rebellion. It does not make specific mention of any Boxer Rebellion-related events, however, it does point out the locations of the foreign legations.