© National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London | Licence: CC BY-NC-ND
© National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London | Licence: CC BY-NC-ND

The China War 1857. Conflagration at night, burning of part of Canton?

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Description

This dramatic night scene shows the British and the French forces attacking Canton at night. A conflagration broke out, burning of part of the city.
Credit Line: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. Purchased with the assistance of the Society for Nautical Research Macpherson Fund

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© National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

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Location

Zhujiang River Estuary, China

Country

Medium