An antique copper engraving from a work by the Dutch diplomat Jan Nieuhoff, translated by the British cartographer and publisher John Ogilby into English. 1671. A key beneath the image shows :-
A. The Emperiall palace where the presents were received.
B. One of the Emperoxurs Commanders sitting with the Hollanders and showing them the particulars of the presents.
C. A table where on said presents are orderly distributed.
D. In what manner each receiveth his gift or present.
Approx 35cms by 28.5cms.