image © Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
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View of a Bridge / Costume of China

1797

Print after William Alexander

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Title

View of a Bridge / Costume of China

Date

1797

Artist

Print after William Alexander

Description

View in a Chinese town with a barge on the left approaching a bridge decorated with a coloured frame and lanterns and lined with soldiers and spectators, battlemented city walls on the right and city buildings in the background. 1797. Hand-coloured soft-ground etching and aquatint.
Additional Makers: Print maker - William Alexander; Publisher - George Nicol
Inscription: With etched lettering below the image 'Willm Alexander fecit / London Publish'd Octr: 12, 1797, by G. Nicol Pall mall'
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Location

China

Country

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Location Accuracy

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