Chinese of Rank (Abbey, Travel, 516

DANIELL, Thomas and William. Chinese of Rank (Abbey, Travel, 516).

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DANIELL, Thomas and William. Chinese of Rank (Abbey, Travel, 516). "The grave personage in the arm-chair is known by the beads on his neck to be a Mandarin of distinguished rank; and the badge worn on his breast, exhibiting the figure of a bird, intimates that he fills not a military but a civil department."

Aquatint with original hand-colouring, plate 34 from A Picturesque Voyage to India by the Way of China, published by Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, London, 1810. 182 x 252mm.

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