[Canton.] China Street, with part of the European Factories, Canton.
London, Published by Black, Parry & C.o. and Nichols & C.o. 1814.
Handcoloured aquatint. Sheet: 270 x 210mm, (10½ x 8¼"). Trimmed.
A view of the factory district in Canton. Canton was a huge trading port in China and was the only Chinese port from which Europeans were allowed to trade, all European factories were confined to one area of the city, this area became known as Thirteen Factories. A view from James Wathen's (1751-1828) 'Journal of a Voyage to India and China' (London, 1814, 2vols.)
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