Engraving by W. Alexander, "Natives of Cochin-China, playing at Shittlecock with their Feet"


Framed engraving by William Alexander (1767-1816), etched by John George Landseer (1769-1852) and J. Shirt (active 1792-1796), "NATIVES of COCHIN-CHINA, Playing at SHITTLECOCK [sic] with their FEET". London, published April 12, 1796, by G. Nicol.

This is Plate 14 from Sir George Staunton's An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China (1797), describing the expedition of Lord Macartney (1737-1806) as the first British ambassador to China.

Frame Measurements:  15" High by 18" Wide.  Visible Image Measurements:  8" High by 10" Wide

DIMENSIONS: 15.00" H x 18.00" W
YEAR: Circa 1797
CONDITION: Fine impression on a full sheet; small wrinkle to bottom right of page.
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