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View of a Burying Place / Costume of China

1798

Print after William Alexander

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Title

View of a Burying Place / Costume of China

Date

1798

Artist

Print after William Alexander

Description

View of a Chinese cemetery, with a tomb in the right foreground which has a square base and a double tiered peaked top, another tomb to left built into a mound with a few steps to the entrance and a largetomb with a tall pagoda among trees in the background. 1798. Hand-coloured soft-ground etching and aquatint.
Additional Makers: Print maker - William Alexander; Publisher - George Nicol
Inscription: With etched lettering below the image 'W Alexander fecit / London Publish'd Sepr: 1st. 1789, by G. Nicol, Pall mall'
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Location

China

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Unknown

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