The Lion and Dragon: Britain's first embassy to China
Narrative 5: Voyage a la Chine
The last stage of the journey to Peking was made by road. After traversing the city, the Embassy was virtually confined to a series of grand lodgings in the suburban village of Haidian, near the Summer Palace.
Johannes Huttner, Voyage a la Chine. 1799. 1049.a.21
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