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Baker, Thomas Turner, -1852
The recent operations of the British forces at Rangoon and Martaban / by the late Rev. Thomas Turner Baker, B.A., chaplain and naval instructor of the H.M.S. "Fox."
London : Published by Thomas Hatchard, 1852.
Physical Description:
vii, 78 p., [4] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 23 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS477.65 B3 1852
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 407
"Printed by Harrison and Son, London Gazette Office, St. Martin's Lane; and Orchard Street, Westminster."--Title page verso.
Plates 2-4 are signed: Martin & Hood lith., 8 Gt. Newport St., London.
The third and fourth plates are folded panoramic views of the harbor of Rangoon (Yangon), the latter depicting the Dunnoo stockade.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Binder's ticket: Bound by J. Dean, 28, Villiers-St., Strand.
The work describes the initial confrontations of the Second Anglo-Burmese War.
Subject Terms:
Anglo-Burmese War, 2nd, 1852.
British -- Burma.
Burma -- Description and travel.
Burma -- History -- 1824-1948.
Dean, J. -- Binder.
Harrison and Son -- Printer.
Rangoon (Burma) -- History.
Lithographs -- 1852.
Chromolithographs -- 1852.
Hatchard, Thomas, -1858, publisher.
Martin & Hood lith., lithographer.

  • Plates: The Burmese deputation presenting the King of Ava's Letter
  • [inscription] pronounced Yathunah-gee-mhon. The Burmese name given to the vessel signifies literally: "Precious, sleek, excellent sailing ship
  • Town of Rangoon
  • The attack of the Dunnoo stockade.

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