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Creator:
Sherwill, Walter Stanhope, ill.
Title(s):

Illustrations of the mode of preparing the Indian opium intended for the Chinese market / from drawings made by Captain Walter S. Sherwill.

Additional Title(s):

Indian opium, its mode of preparation for the Chinese market

Published/Created:
London : James Madden, 1851.
Physical Description:
[8] leaves, [7] leaves of plates : col ill. ; 36 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
HV5840.I5 S54 1851+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
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Notes:
Cover title: The Indian opium, its mode of preparation for the Chinese market. From drawings by Capt. Walter S. Sherwill, Royal Native Infantry, Revenue Surveyor.
Tinted lithographs by Maclure, Macdonald & Macgregor.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 478
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in publisher's original illustrated boards.
MUDD WE 1764: Poor condition. Bound with Francis, C.R. Sketches of native life in India. 1848.
Subject Terms:
Maclure, Macdonald & Macgregor -- Printer.
Madden, J. -- Publisher.
Narcotics -- China -- History.
Narcotics -- India -- History.
Opium trade -- China.
Opium trade -- History.
Opium trade -- India.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1851
Contributors:
Maclure, Macdonald & Macgregor, lithographer.
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  • The examining hall, opium factory at Patna, India
  • The mixing room, opium factory at Patna, India
  • The balling room, opium factory at Patna, India
  • Drying room, opium factory at Patna, India
  • The stacking room, opium factory at Patna, India
  • The opium fleet, descending the Ganges en route to Calcutta
  • (Opium and knife).

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