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

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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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Zhapuzhen, Zhejiang, China

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