Across The Lake From Island

Across The Lake From Island Peking China


Stock #: 134408
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Peking
Country: China
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
Across the lake from island, Peking, China - Is the capital of the Chinese empire. It consists of two contiguous cities, each separatley surrounded by walls and together entered by 16 gates. The northern city consists of three enclosures. The outer is used by traders, the second contains the foreign legations, the inner enclosure contains the palace of the emperor. The wall of the imperial city is 40 feet high.

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