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.
The locality is about nine ie northwest of Soo-chow-foo, the second city of the first rank in the province, and is one of the most famed in Chinese story, for its romantic scenery
About three miles north-east from Chin-keang-foo, the provincial capital of Jiang Nan (Chinese: 江南;), from the broad bright waters of the Yangtse keang, rise the picturesque and precipitous rocky islets called “the three hills of King-kow.”
View on Simla. Capital of Himachal Pradesh. India 1883. Vue générale prise de la colline de Djako. British Colonial History. From: La Nouvelle Géographie universelle, la terre et les hommes 1875-94. The… Read More
Persia. Palace of Isfahan (Meidun-e Emam). Ruins of Persepolis. Kuh-i-Rahmat. Tomb of Cyrus the Great Persia. Sultan Mosque.
Aguas Livres aqueduct in 1808. Aqueduct of Alcântara.
ENVIRONS OF LISBON, And Aqueduct of Alcântara.
CINTRA FROM Torres Vedras to Cintra the road lies through a series of military posts, and strong passes, and through the village of Mafra, celebrated for its magnificent palace and… Read More