Artist / Author / Cartographer:

Crawford, Lt. R.B., R.N.

Title:

This View of the Capture of Amoy on the Coast of China on the 26th August 1841

Date:

1844

Medium:

aquatint

Size:

31 x 54 cm each

Description:

A set of three aquatints exceedingly well drawn and delicately coloured. The full title on each of the prints is :- "This view of the Capture of Amoy, on the 26th August, 1841, by Her Majesty's Combined Forces under Vice-Admiral Sir William Parker, K.C.B., and Lieut. - General Sir Hugh Gough, K.C.B., Inscribed to H.R.H. Prince Albert."

Plate 1

 

Lieut. R.B. Crawford, Delt. H. Papprill, sculpt.

 

Published on Sept. 1, 1844 by Ackerman & Co., 96 Strand, London

 

References

 

Orange, James   The Chater Collection 1924. Section IV - China Wars, Items 14,15 & 16. Illustrated on page 128. 

 

Hong Kong Maritime Museum has one of the three aquatints - HKMM2007.0203.0007

References:

Item Code:

P6385

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