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NH 42910 Whampoa anchorage, Canton, China

Whampoa anchorage, Canton, China
Title: Whampoa anchorage, Canton, China
Caption: Painting by an unknown Chinese artist, circa 1850, looking from the foreign cemetery on Dane Island toward Pagoda Island. Ships of British, American and French nationality are at anchor there, as required by the Chinese authorities, who prohibited foreign ships from proceeding any closer to Canton.
Description: Courtesy of Mystic Seaport, Mystic, Connecticut.
Catalog #: NH 42910
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator:
After this Year: 1850
Before this Year: 1859
Original Medium: BW Photo, Oil Painting
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