MATERIAL: Hand-Written/Painted
TYPE: Manuscript
DIMENSIONS: 6 1/4 X 9 inches (closed)
COMPONENTS: 54 pages; 7 with images
LANGUAGE
Language: Japanese
ITEM ID: 696
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Report on Foreign Aggression in China

DATE
Year: 1842
Decade: 1840s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)

Japanese manuscript of foreign aggression. This is a volume (probably for the Opium War) of images of the British in China. The volume includes a rare double page sketch of British sailors and African slaves raping and pillaging the Chinese.