The Tung-ting Shan: Mid-19th century etching depicting the the famous Tung-ting mountains
Engraved by J. Sands after a drawing by Thomas Allom.
Thick printing paper, 7,5 x 5 inches (19 x 12,4 cm) is the actual print, 11 x 8,2 inches (27,6 x 20,5 cm) the complete sheet.
Fisher, Son & Co, London Paris, c. 1850. Good condition, clean and fresh. It looks great when matted and framed.
Dòng Dǐng (Chinese: 凍頂), also spelled Tung-ting, is an Oolong tea from Taiwan. A translation of Dong Ding is "Frozen Summit" or "Icy Peak", and is the name of the mountain in Taiwan where the teas is cultivated. Those plants were brought to Taiwan from the Wuyi Mountains in China's Fujian Province about 150 years ago.
Antique etching with Chinese Scenery Tung Ting Shan by Thomas Allom