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

Date

1799

Collection

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From the Collection

Description

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

Image Licence

Image Credit

Courtesy of a private collector

From the Watercolour World

Location

Yellow River, China

Country

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.