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China-Britain opium war naval battle. Estuary of the Tahea, or Ning-po River. Thomas Allom c1845

China-Britain opium war naval battle. Estuary of the Tahea, or Ning-po River. Thomas Allom c1845

by Allom, Thomas

Fine Antique Print showing the might of the British Navy against Chinese Junks and Sampans on the Ning Po or Tahea River estuary.

Original steel engraving by William Floyd after Thomas Allom (1804-1872). Published in London between 1843 and 1847 (with later fine hand-colour) for China & the Chinese Illustrated. A series of views, from original sketches, displaying the scenery, architecture, social habits, etc., of this ancient and exclusive empire. by Thomas Allom Esquire, revealing to the West the unusual landscapes, elaborate social customs, unfamiliar religious customs and beliefs, strange occupations and pastimes, and fascinating religious inventions, in China at the time of the declaration of peace at Nanking in 1842, at the end of the first Opium Wars between Britain and China.

Image 125mm x 190mm (5 inches x 7.1/2 inches) Page size 220mm x 285mm (8.1/2 inches x 11.1/4 inches)

Stock Number: apv.AC7Price: $165.00

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