CLOSE OF THE ATTACK ON SHAPOO [SIC], -- THE SUBURBS ON FIRE.

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T. Allom


Close of the Attack on Shapoo [sic], -- the Suburbs on Fire.

Steel engraving, modern hand color, 1843.
Image size 4 7/8 x 7 3/8" (12.5 x 18.8 cm).
Good condition, save for minor discoloration in the margins. Modern hand-color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 64352
Price: $85.00
Publisher : Published by Fisher, Son & Co., London.
Drawn by T.Allom. Engraved by H. Adlard. From "China, in a series of views, displaying the scenery, architecture, and social habits, of that ancient empire" by the Rev. G. N. Wright. Depicted in the aftermath of the Battle of Chapoo, which occurred in 1842 during the First Opium War. The battle ended in British victory. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Town Views - Asia , China

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