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1655 Guangdong Kwantun and Hong Kong, China
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QVANTVNG, | IMPERII SINARVM | PROVINCIA | DVODECIMA, Joan Blaeu (1655)The map of the Chinese province Guangdong Kwantung together with Hong Kong was part of an atlas of China composed by the Italian missionary Martino Martini (1614-1661). On his way back to Rome, Martini stopped in Amsterdam where he sold his atlas to Joan Blaeu (1598-1673). From 1655 Blaeu published Martini's atlas as the 'Atlas Sinensis", the atlas of China, in several languages. The Atlas Sinensis also became an integral part of the Atlas Maior in 1662.
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