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CHINESE SCHOOL, MID-19TH CENTURY
CHINESE SCHOOL, MID-19TH CENTURY

THE BUND AT SHANGHAI

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CHINESE SCHOOL, MID-19TH CENTURY
THE BUND AT SHANGHAI
Oil on canvas
23 x 36 1/8in. (58.4 x 91.8cm.) dimensions framed
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176-190 NO LOTS

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An American sailboat closely follows a British paddle steamer behind which is visible on the shore the Chinese style Customs building. The Heard & Co. building to right of center is not yet the three stories it would become in the 1860's. Numerous small figures are seen on the quay and in some boats
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