[Nanking from the Porcelain Tower.]
[Fisher, Son & Co. London & Paris. n.d., c.1843.]
Proof engraving on india, very large margins, uncut. 210 x 280mm, 8 x 11". Some foxing.
A view looking down on Nanking (Nanjing) from the famous Porcelain Tower. In 1856 the Taiping destroyed the pagoda to stop their enemies using it to guide the shelling of the city. From Thomas Allon's 'China Illustrated'
[Ref: 26724] £90.00