Northern Chinese School, circa 1860
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Northern Chinese School, circa 1860

A Chinese Street with European soldiers and sailors shopping, a column of soldiers marching along a creek and an anchorage beyond

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Northern Chinese School, circa 1860
A Chinese Street with European soldiers and sailors shopping, a column of soldiers marching along a creek and an anchorage beyond
pencil, watercolour and bodycolour on brown paper
26 x 54in. (66.1 x 137.2cm.)
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A painting that dates to the Second Opium War (1856-1860), portraying Anglo-French forces when they took the northern cities of Tianjin and Peking.
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