The Hongs of Canton with the Dutch Folly Fort in the right foreground

CHINESE SCHOOL (19th Century )

The Hongs of Canton with the Dutch Folly Fort in the right foreground

c. 1810 China

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In Canton, the European traders were restricted to the factories of their respective countries with their public rooms in front over looking the river. America, France, Britain and Denmark had their Hongs here which served as residences, trading head quarters and warehouses for western merchants.
A massive fire destroyed the Hongs in 1822
In its original black Chinese carved swept frame
Some minor tears; however this work has been conserved to a very high standard
Dimensions
Height 43.50 cm (17.13 inches)
Width 57.00 cm (22.44 inches)
Medium
bodycolour on paper
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