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Creator:
William Alexander, 1767–1816, British
Title:

Barges of the Embassy Being Raised from One Canal to Another on Their Way from Han-Tcheou-Foo to Tchu-San, 16 November 1793

Additional Title(s):

From View of a Boat Coming Down One of the Glacies near Ning-po

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Costume of China

Date:
1793
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 7/16 x 14 5/8 inches (26.5 x 37.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed in pen and black ink, lower right: "WA"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.317
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
barges | boats | buildings | canal | Chinese architecture | cityscape | crowd | embassy | flags | genre subject | houses | journey | junks | landscape | men | mountains | pavilion (garden structure) | river | sampans | seamen | travel
Associated Places:
Asia | China | Ningbo | Zhejiang
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1958
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