City of Delhi
City of Delhi

CHINA TRADE (19th Century )

City of Delhi

c. 1860 Chinese

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The ship City of Delhi in The China Seas, painted by a Chinese artist and within a carved, lacquered and parcel gilt Chinese Chippendale frame. Chinese circa 1860.
Built in 1857 for George Smith & Sons' City Line. They commenced ship owning in 1840 and traded to India with sailing vessels. By 1852 voyages were being made to Valparaiso and the West Indies, Australia and New Zealand and later between India, New York and the UK. The City of Delhi was wrecked off Dungeness 1867.
Height 17.50 inch (44.45 cm)
Width 23.00 inch (58.42 cm)
External Height 22.00 inch (55.88 cm)
External Width 27.50 inch (69.85 cm)
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5 Commonwealth Buildings
Woolwich Church Street
SE18 5NS

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