William Adolphus Knell (c.1808-1874)
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William Adolphus Knell (c.1808-1874)

HMS ‘Nemesis’ attacking Houchung Fort in the Canton River, 13 March 1841 (First Opium War)

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William Adolphus Knell (c.1808-1874)
HMS ‘Nemesis’ attacking Houchung Fort in the Canton River, 13 March 1841 (First Opium War)
signed ‘W.A. Knell’ (lower right)
pencil and brown wash heightened with white and scratching out on paper
6 3/8 x 12 ¼in. (16.2 x 31.1cm.)
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