Malay Town, Singapore.
[1839 or 1842.]
Pencil sketch. Sheet 255 x 290mm, 10 x 11¾". Edges toned.
On the outbreak of the First Opium War in 1839, Hamilton visited Singapore on HMS Volage en route to China. He returned to England in 1842 on board HMS Wellesley, having seen action at Hong Kong which he recorded in his sketch album, again stopping in Singapore.
From a sketchbook compiled by Hamilton.
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