Oriental and Sacred Scences, from notes of travel in Greece, Turkey and Palestine by Howe Fisher.
Hezekiah’s Pool and The Pool of Siloam at Jerusalem. Palestine Past and Present. Oriental and Sacred Scences in Palestine. The Holy Land. Pictorial and Descriptive.
Matabele Land and the Victoria Falls. A naturalist’s wanderings in the interior of South Africa.
Praying round the sacred temple of the Kaaba of Mekka.
Banyan tree near Colombo Sri Lanka. Figuier des banyans près de Colombo.
In a previous description of the Great Wall of China, the particular view here given is alluded to and described.
Se Tseaou Shan, or “The Western Seared Hills” of Guangxi. About one hundred miles west from the city of Canton, a mountain group arises, as remarkable for the actual area which it… Read More
Transplanting rice; and Sowing at Soo-chow Foo on the Tui-ho. Rice-grounds consist of neatly enclosed spaces, the clay banks surrounding them seldom exceeding two feet in height.
In this picturesque locality, and amidst the shattered crags that hang over the seven cataracts, grows the Tong Choo, and also a species of Rhus, from the seeds of which an oil is expressed, used in the composition of a valuable varnish.
Near where the Porcelain Tower formerly stood, the largest and principal bridge of Nanjing spans the main trunk of the canal, forming a communication between an extensive suburb, and the west gate of the city.