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'View of Canton'. Aquatint, drawn and engraved by James Moffat, published Calcutta 1802.

'View of Canton'.  Aquatint, drawn and engraved by James Moffat, published Calcutta 1802.

Artist and engraver: Moffat, James (1775-1815)

Medium: Aquatint

Date: 1802

Shelfmark: P3098

Item number: 3098

Length: 46.7

Width: 59

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Print

Aquatint by James Moffat from an original drawing of Canton (Guangzhou) in China, published in Calcutta in 1802. Canton was the first port in China to be opened to foreign trade and has a large population still living on river-boats.

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