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

Golden Island in the Yangtze River

1795

William Alexander

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Title

Golden Island in the Yangtze River

Date

1795

Description

Signed and dated. Alternative title: "A View of the Tchin-Shan". Dealer's label on back of frame: "Inscribed on mount 'Drawn in 1795 from sketches made during Lord Macartney's embassy to China of 1792-1794'."

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Location

Jinshan Temple, Zhenjiang, China

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Pinpoint

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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