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This painting shows three opium ships off Lintin Island in the mid-1820s. To the right is one of the 'fast crabs' used to smuggle opium into the Pearl River Delta. All the ships in this picture would have been seen by the Chinese authorities as sea bandits.
This silk tapestry is based on a painting by professor Liu Bingjiang from the School of Fine Arts, at the Minzu University of China.
Rogers worked with 1000 soldiers of the Army of China to create three geoglyphs in Jiayuguan in the Gobi Desert near the western terminal of the Great Wall of China.
separate label effixed to lower right corner, imprinted in black ink, "71 Temple of Confucius, Canton, April, 1860."
Zizhitongjiangangmujilan, Itemized Book of the Ancient China History is a handbook of Zizhitongjiangangmu, which explains its difficult and vague phrases and organizes its historical events in chronological order.
The scroll reads: "China…is inhabited by people very similar to Italians in their habits, and in the whiteness and quality of their body.
The scroll reads: "There is a lot of debate among Geographers as to where to place this cost of China and the island of Giapan
These coins were issued to commemorate the historic Handover. The front of all seven coins show the flower of the bauhinia tree (Bauhinia blakeana) of Hong Kong instead of the usual portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
Through his research into early Chinese photography, Ge Lei exposes the intricate relationship between photographic transmission and the onset of capitalism.
This is a very rare example of a painting of the northern most treaty port in present-day Liaoning province, China. The lorcha is probably a pilot vessel, most of the pilots for foreign vessels using the port being Americans.
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