Conner, Patrick: THE HONGS OF CANTON. Western Merchants in South China 1700-1900 as Seen in Chinese Export Paintings. London, 2009. 3, 296 pp. Numerous colour illustrations 29x21 cm. Cloth.
GBP 60.00
Offers, for the first time, a history of the hongs as seen through Chinese export paintings. Illustrated with numerous examples, this work provides, in addition to a pictorial historical record of this area of Canton, a social history of the hongs and their diverse occupants.
Subjects: Export Art Painting
Available, as of: 13/03/2021
Was item 424 in printed List 199.
Record produced by Hanshan Tang Books,