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Views of China by Thomas Allom

A selection of finely detailed hand colored steel engraved views created to introduce the west to the “scenery, architecture, and social habits of the ancient empire.”

Approx. 9 x 11 in. - Prices are as shown.


Cities:


001cities:
The Tae-ping Shaou Kwan. $40


002cities:
Scene in the Suburbs of Ting-hae. $40


003cities:
Military Station near the City of Chokian. $40


004cities:
Close of the Attack on Shapoo, the Suburbs on fire. $40


005cities:
British Encampment on Trago-Shan Chusan. $40


006cities:
Nanking from the Porcelain Tower. $80


007cities:
Porcelain Tower. Nanking. $60


008cities:
City of Amoy, from the Tombs. $50


009cities:
Entrance to the City of Amoy. $50


010cities:
Ancient Tombs near Amoy. $50


011cities:
The Fountain-Court in Conseequa's House. Canton. $50


012cities :
House of Conseequa, a Chinese Merchant, in the Suburbs of Canton. $50


013cities:
Amoy, from Ko-long-soo. $40



014cities:
Amoy, from the Outer Anchorage. $40



015cities:
House of a Chinese Merchant, Near Canton. $40



016cities:
Scene on the Honan Canal, near Canton. $50


017cities:
Attack and Capture of Chuenpee, near Canton. $40


Occupations:


001occu:
The European Factories, Canton. $40


002occu:
Melon Islands, and Irrigating Wheel. $40


003occu:
Feeding Silkworms, and Sorting the Cocoons. $50


004occu:
Dyeing and Winding Silk. $50


005occu:
Cotton Plantations at Ning-po. $40


006occu:
Coal Mines at Ying-Tih. $40


007occu:
Junks palsing an inclined plane on the Imperial Canal. $40


008occu:
The Kilns at King-tan. $40


009occu:
Sowing Rice at Loo-chow-foo. $50


Everyday Life & Recreation:


001evry:
Punishment of the Bastinado $40


002evry:
Altar-piece in the "Yun Stzoo-Stzee" Temple Ting-Hai. $40


003evry:
Propitiatory Offerings for departed Relatives. $40


004evry:
Chinese Sacrifice to the Harvest Moon. $40


005evry:
Apartment in a Mandarin's House, near Nanking. $40


006evry:
Scene in the Suburbs of Ting-hae. $40


007evry:
An Itinerant Doctor at Tien-sing. $40


008evry:
Jugglers exhibiting in the Court of a Mandarin's Palace. $50


009evry:
A Mandarin paying a visit of Ceremony. $40


010evry:
Capture of Ting-hai, Chusan. $40


011evry:
Pavilion of the Star of Hope, Tong Chow. $40


012evry:
Temple of Buddha, Canton. $40


013evry:
Great Temple at Honan, Canton. $40


014evry:
Boudoir and Bed-chamber of a Lady of rank. $40


015evry:
The Grand Temple at Poo-too. Chusan Islands. $40


016evry:
Lake Lee-Hoo and Temple of the thundering Winds, from the Vale of Tombs. $40


017evry:
Punishment of the Tcha or Canque, Ting-hai. $40


018evry:
Landing Place and Entrance to the Temple of Honan, Canton. $40


019evry:
A Devotee consulting the Sticks of Fate. $40


020evry:
Scene from the Spectacle of "The Sun and Moon." $40


021evry:
Theatre at Tien-Lin. $40


022evry:
Rare Show, at Lin-sin-choo. $40


023evry:
Kite-flying at Hae-kwan, on the Ninth-Day of Ninth Moon. $70


024evry:
Chinese Cemetery. $40


025evry:
The Feast of Lanterns. $40


Scenery:


001scne:
The Proof-sword Rock, Hoo-kew-shan. $40


002scne:
The “Ou-ma-too,” or Fire Horses Heads. $40


003scne:
Joss House, Capoo. Death of Col. Tomlinson. $40


004scne:
The Foochun Hill, in the Provice of Che Keang. $40


005scne:
H.M. Ships Imogene and Andromache passing the Batteries of Bocca Tigris. $40


006scne:
Landing Place at the Yuk-shan. $40


007scne:
The Hea hills. Chaou-king-foo. $40


008scne:
Cataract of Ting-hoo, or the Tripod Lake. $40


009scne:
Entrance to Chin-chew River, Forkien. $40


010scne:
Woo-e-shan, or Boea hills, Province of Fo-kien. $40


011scne:
Se Tseaou Shan, or “The western seared hills.” $40


012scne:
Imperial Palace at Tseaou-shan. $40


013scne:
Temple of the Bonzes in the Luang Yen Rock. $40


014scne:
The Foochun Hill, in the Province of Che Keang. $40


015scne:
Estuary of the Tahea, or Ning-po River. $40


016scne:
The Cataract of Shih-Tan. (Province of Kiang-nan.) $40


017scne:
Yin-shan, or Silver Island, on the Yang-tse-keang. $40


018scne:
The Tung-ting Shan. $40


019scne:
Entrance of the Hoang-ho, or Yellow River. $40


020scne:
The Imperial Travelling Palace at the Hoo-kew-shan. $40


021scne:
The Pass of Yang Chow. $40


022scne:
Foot of the Too-king or Two Peaks, at Le Nai. $40


023scne:
Han-tseuen, - Province of Kiang-nan. $40


024scne:
The Woo-Tang Mountains. $40



About Thomas Allom:

Thomas Allom was an English architect, artist, and topographical illustrator. He was a founding member of what became the Royal Institute of British Architects. He designed many buildings in London, including the Church of St Peter's and parts of the elegant Ladbroke Estate in Notting Hill.

He also worked with Sir Charles Barry on numerous projects, most notably the Houses of Parliament, and is also known for his numerous topographical works, such as Constantinople and the Scenery of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor, published in 1838, and China Illustrated, published in 1845.

 

   

 


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