c 1889 CHINA - Arbuckle Bros.


“CHINESE EMPIRE”  New York:  Arbuckle Bros., c. 1889. Color-lithograph with original color.

This colorful miniature map of Chinese Empire was produced by the Arbuckle Coffee Company as an incentive to purchase their coffee. The government is defined as an “Absolute and Despotic Monarchy.” The area, population, major cities, towns and rivers are identified.  The surrounding views depict the “Tea Plant,” the “Rice Plant,” and “Picking Tea Leaves.”

(Image: 2 7/8 x 4 7/8”) 

Presented in an archival 8 x 10'' mat.

  • Inventory# M-13407