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Painting of Defense on the Great Wall in the Ming Dynasty

c. 1638 A.D.

c. 1638 A.D.


This rare woodblock print is a military defense map of the Great Wall during the Ming Dynasty. The defense line stretches from Shanhaiguan in the east to Jiayuguan in the west, constructed on the principle of “adapting measures to local conditions” and taking advantage of natural barrier.

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