Courtesy of a private collector | Licence: © All Rights Reserved
Courtesy of a private collector | Licence: © All Rights Reserved

The Barges of Lord Macartney's Embassy Preparing to Cross the Yellow River on 2nd November 1793

1799

William Alexander

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Title

The Barges of Lord Macartney's Embassy Preparing to Cross the Yellow River on 2nd November 1793

Date

1799

Description

Signed and dated. Alternative title: "Barges of Lord Macartney's embassy entering the Yangtze 1793".

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Location

Yellow River, China

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Approximate

Tww Comment

Lord Macartney's Embassy, the first British diplomatic mission to China, took place in 1793. William Alexander accompanied the embassy, and subsequently published numerous engravings based on his watercolours.

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Collection

Copyright

Courtesy of a private collector

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