The Approach of the Emperor of China to his Tent in Tartary, to receive the British Ambassador.
London, published April 12, 1796, by G. Nicol.
Engraving 495 x 360mm. (19¼ x 14¼")
A grand procession in which the Emperor of China is being carried into an impressive, large, domed tent to receive the Brirish Embassador. Plate 25 from Sir George Staunton's 'An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China', describing the expedition of Lord Macartney (1737 - 1806) as the first British ambassador to China.
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