In classical Chinese, “Tu (圖)” can mean either images, illustrations, or drawings. This working group intends to look at visual representations in Chinese local gazetteers and find better ways to work with these visual materials, given that one can search and tag texts but not illustrations.
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Chen, Shih-Pei, Kenneth Hammond, Anne Gerritsen, Shellen Wu, and Jiajing Zhang (2020). “Local Gazetteers Research Tools: Overview and Research Application.” Journal of Chinese History 4 (2): 544–558. https://doi.org/10.1017/jch.2020.26.Read More
Lin, Nung-yao, Shih-Pei Chen, Sean Wang, and Calvin Yeh (2020). “Displaying Spatial Epistemologies on Web GIS: Using Visual Materials from the Chinese Local Gazetteers as an Example.” International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing 14 (1–2): 81–97. https://doi.org/10.3366/ijhac.2020.0246.Read More
Hammond, Kenneth (2022). “Visual Materials in Chinese Local Gazetteers.” Journal of the European Association for Chinese Studies 3: 5–9. https://doi.org/10.25365/jeacs.2022.3.hammond.Read More