Military, The Attack on the Peiho Ports by the English and French Fleets, Site of the Second Opium War, Ships,

Military, The Attack on the Peiho Ports by the English and French Fleets, Site of the Second Opium War, Ships, "Nimrod" and "Avalanche" in 1860

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From The Illustrated London News,   

Date: c1860

Print Size: 280 x 210mm

Condition: Good 

Technique: Wood engraving

Price: $160

Description: Wood engraving with later handcolour

Matted in acid-free matting with french lines

Provenance: 

The Illustrated London News first appeared in London, on Saturday, 14th May 1842 as the world's first illustrated weekly news magazine. Founded by Herbert Ingram, it appeared weekly till 1971, then less frequently thereafter. The final issue date was in 2003

The Peiho River in China, also known as the Hai is a Chinese River connecting Beijing to Tianjin and the Bohai Sea. This battle was the site of the Second Opium War in 1860