Antique Print, Pont Volant, Flying Bridge, Kircher, 1747
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Bridge over the Yellow River in Xensi Province near Choga.
Copper plate engraving, by Jakobus van der Schley after Athanasius Kircher's "China Illustrated", hand coloured, from the Dutch edition of “Histoire Géneral des Voyages” This was a monumental eighteenth century general history by Antoine François Prévost d’Exiles, a French author, novelist, theologian, natural historian, and a priest of the Jesuit and Benedictine orders. Published in 1747.