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Chinese School, circa 1786
Chinese School, circa 1786

The anchorage at Whampoa Island with Dutch, British, Swedish, French, Danish, Spanish and American moored offshore

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Chinese School, circa 1786
The anchorage at Whampoa Island with Dutch, British, Swedish, French, Danish, Spanish and American moored offshore
oil on canvas laid down on panel
13 ¾ x 23 ½in. (34.9 x 59.6cm.)
Provenance
with John Howell Books, San Francisco.
Kennth and Nancy Main Collection, USA.
with Martyn Gregory, London, 2014-15 (Catalogue 92, Hong Kong and the China Trade, no.35).

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According to Martyn Gregory's catalogue, the combination of ships here was to be seen at Whampoa only in the years 1785, 1786 and 1787.

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