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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018 | Licence: All Rights Reserved
Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018 | Licence: All Rights Reserved

Destruction of war-junks and arsenal, Chappoo

c.1842

James Stoddart

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Title

Destruction of war-junks and arsenal, Chappoo

Date

c.1842

Description

Junks blazing on left, with English ships on guard. Three forts on fire on the hills on right. Cha-pou (Chapoo) was attacked and its defences destroyed on 18 May 1842 by Sir Hugh Gough. Signed.

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Location

Zhapuzhen, Zhejiang, China

Country

Continent

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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018

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