Chinese Military Drawn Out in Compliment to the British Embassador, April 1796
Chinese Military Drawn Out in Compliment to the British Embassador (Ambassador), dated April 12, 1796, by George Nicol, London. This engraving was made from a drawing by William Alexander, who accompanied the first British Embassy in China in 1792-94. It appeared in the records of George Macartneys travels to China and was published by George Nicol. Macartney (1737 1806), a British Earl, was Great Britains first envoy to China, and was tasked to convince Emperor Qianlong to ease the restrictions on trade between Britain and China, and to allow Britain to establish an embassy in the country. This view depicts an elaborate presentation from the Chinese military in honor of Lord Macartneys visit. The print is excellent condition, archivally matted and crisply printed on heavy paper with wide margins. The print measures approximately 13 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches and comes with an. 25 3/4 x 21 1/2 inches. Get Images that Make Supersized Seem Small. The item "Chinese Military Drawn Out in Compliment to the British Embassador, April 1796" is in sale since Tuesday, March 19, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "marpat" and is located in San Francisco, California.
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- Size: Medium (up to 36in.
- Artist: William Alexander
- Style: Realism
- Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
- Medium: Engraving
- Date of Creation: Pre-1800
- Original/Reproduction: Original Print
- Signed: Signed in Plate
- Print Type: Engraving
- Framed/Unframed: Matted & Framed
- Year: 1796
- Features: Framed
- Width (Inches): 13 3/4
- Subject: History--China & England
- Height (Inches): 9 1/4
- Print Surface: Paper