Images of the Canton factories 1760-1822 : reading history in art /

Hundreds of Chinese export paintings of Canton trading houses and shopping streets are in museums and private collections throughout the world, and scholars of art and history have often questioned the reliability of these historical paintings. In this illustrated volume, Paul Van Dyke and Maria Mok...

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Authors / Creators: Van Dyke, Paul Arthur (Author), Mok, Maria Kar-wing (Author)
Other Authors / Creators:Mok, Maria Kar-wing, author.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2016.
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Summary:Hundreds of Chinese export paintings of Canton trading houses and shopping streets are in museums and private collections throughout the world, and scholars of art and history have often questioned the reliability of these historical paintings. In this illustrated volume, Paul Van Dyke and Maria Mok examine these Chinese export paintings by matching the changes in the images with new historical data collected from various archives. Many factory paintings are reliable historical records in their own right and can be dated to a single year.
Item Description:Online resource; title from home page (viewed on April 5, 2016).
Physical Description:1 online resource : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9789888313778
9888313770