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0053766
FIRST OPIUM WAR, 1842.
Chinese artillerymen at their gun during the First Opium War. Wood engraving, English, 1842.
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0048769
FIRST OPIUM WAR, 1841.
The bombardment of Canton, China, by the British fleet in 1841 during the First Opium War. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0121003
FIRST OPIUM WAR: SHIPS.
Chinese attacks on British ships during the First Opium War, 1839-42. Japanese woodcuts, 1849.
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0259963
CHINA: FIRST OPIUM WAR.
'Chinese Soldiers with Gingals' during the First Opium Wars with Britain, 1839-1842. Line engraving from Edward Belcher's 'Narrative of a Voyage Round the World,' British, 1843.
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0259961
FIRST OPIUM WAR: BATTLE.
'Attack on the War Junks at Chuenpee Creek.' Naval battle between Chinese and British forces during the First or Second Battle of Chuenpee, 1839 or 1841, during the First Opium War. Line engraving from Edward Belcher's 'Narrative of a Voyage Round the World,' British, 1843.
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0120998
FIRST OPIUM WAR, 1842.
A British crew rescuing Chinese boatmen in Hangzhou Bay during the attack on Zhapu, China, 18 May 1842, during the First Opium War. Steel engraving, English, 1843, after a drawing by Thomas Allom.
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0132932
FIRST OPIUM WAR.
East India steamer Nemesis and other boats destroying Chinese war junks in Anson's Bay, 07 January 1841.
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0061920
FIRST OPIUM WAR, 1841.
The British attack on and capture of Chuenpee, near Canton, China, in January 1841 during the First Opium War. Line engraving, English, 1843, by Henry Adlard, after a drawing by Thomas Allom.
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0061047
FIRST OPIUM WAR, 1841.
The East India Company's steamer 'Nemesis' and other boats destroying the Chinese war junks in Anson's Bay during the First Opium War, 7 January 1841. Contemporary English engraving.
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0121000
FIRST OPIUM WAR, 1842.
British troops landing at Chinkiang, China, 21 July 1842, during the First Opium War. Steel engraving, English, 1843, after a drawing by Thomas Allom.
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0259960
FIRST OPIUM WAR, 1841.
'Attack on the First Bar Battery, Canton River." The naval battle at First Bar Island in the Canton River, China, between the British and Chinese, during the First Opium War, 27 February 1841. Line engraving, British, 1843.
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0120996
FIRST OPIUM WAR, c1841.
British troops landing at the entrance of the Jinjiang River in Fujian province, China, c1841, during the First Opium War. Steel engraving, English, 1843, after a drawing by Thomas Allom.
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0120997
FIRST OPIUM WAR, c1841.
British warships in the estuary of the Yong River in the port of Ningbo, China, c1841, during the First Opium War. Steel engraving, English, 1843, after a drawing by Thomas Allom.
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0110856
TREATY OF NANKING, 1842.
British diplomats, headed by Sir Henry Pottinger, welcome representatives of the Chinese imperial government on board the British naval ship H.M.S. 'Cornwallis,' anchored outside the city of Nanking, China, where they sign the Treaty of Nanking, ending the First Opium War, 29 August 1842. Contemporary wood engraving.
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0110802
CARTOON: FIRST OPIUM WAR.
After Sir Henry Pottinger, British soldier and diplomat, has negotiated the Treaty of Nanking with China at the conclusion of the First Opium War in 1842, he admonishes China that it must buy 'this poison' (opium) right away. Contemporary French cartoon by Chauvain.
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0120999
FIRST OPIUM WAR, 1842.
The death of Colonel Tomlinson during the British attack on the joss house at Zhapu, China, 18 May 1842, during the First Opium War. Steel engraving, English, 1843, after a drawing by Thomas Allom.
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0121005
FIRST OPIUM WAR: SOLDIERS.
British soldiers, accompanied by their Indian servants, molesting Chinese women during the First Opium War, 1839-42. Japanese woodcuts, 1849.
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0121002
FIRST OPIUM WAR: FORTS.
British bombardment of Chinese forts during the First Opium War, 1839-42. Japanese woodcuts, 1849.
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0121004
FIRST OPIUM WAR: COMBAT.
Combat between British and Chinese soldiers during the First Opium War, 1839-42. Japanese woodcuts, 1849.
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0120250
FIRST OPIUM WAR, 1840.
The British capture of Ting Hai (or Dinghai) on the island of Zhoushan, China, on Hangzhou Bay, 5 July 1840, during the First Opium War. Steel engraving, English, 1843, after a drawing by Thomas Allom.
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0120948
FIRST OPIUM WAR: SOLDIERS.
British soldiers in China fighting with Tartar soldiers (top) and foraging for food, at the time of the First Opium War, 1839-42. Wood engravings, English, c1844, after Chinese caricature drawings.
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0053765
FIRST OPIUM WAR, 1842.
Chinese artillerymen at their gun during the First Opium War. Wood engraving, English, 1842.
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0038310
FIRST OPIUM WAR, 1841.
The East India Company's steamer 'Nemesis' and other boats destroying the Chinese war junks in Anson's Bay during the First Opium War, 7 January 1841. Line engraving by George Great Back after G.W. Terry, English, mid-19th century.
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0088372
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, 1841.
Upper half of the front page of Horace Greeley's newly founded 'New-York Tribune,' 8 May 1841, carrying international news and reporting on the First Opium War in China.
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0102021
FIRST OPIUM WAR, 1841.
The close of the British attack on Shapoo, with the suburbs on fire. Steel engraving after Thomas Allom, 1843.
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0121001
FIRST OPIUM WAR: SHIPS.
Chinese dignitaries near anchored ships on the coast of China at the time of the First Opium War, 1839-42. Japanese woodcuts, 1849.
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0259959
FIRST OPIUM WAR, 1839.
Imperial commissioner Lin Zexu directing the destruction of opium in China, 1839, prompting the start of the First Opium War. Wood engraving.
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0342464
HISTORY.
Portrait of Ye Mingchen (Hanyang, 1807-Calcutta, 1859), governor of Liangguang and high-ranking Chinese Army officer during the First Opium War. Engraving. Full credit: De Agostini / G. De Vecchi / Granger, NYC -- All rights rese
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0297992
HISTORY.
The British fleet attacking the island of Chu-san, July 5, 1840, print. First Opium War, China, 19th century. Full Credit: DEA / G. DE VECCHI / Granger, NYC -- All right
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0014957
FIRST OPIUM WAR, 1841.
The bombardment of Canton, China, by the British fleet in 1841 during the First Opium War. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0049209
FIRST OPIUM WAR, 1841.
The British attack on and capture of Chuenpee, near Canton, China, in January 1841 during the First Opium War. Line engraving, English, 1843, by Henry Adlard, after a drawing by Thomas Allom.
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0620319
YE MINGCHEN (1807-1859).
Chinese Imperial Viceroy during the Qing Dynasty. Photograph by Pierre Rossier or Felice Beato, 1858 or 1859.
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0259837
FIRST OPIUM WAR, 1841.
Battle of First Bar in the Canton River in China during the First Opium War, 27 February 1841. Engraving, 1843.
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0110824
VIETNAM: MISSIONARIES, 1839.
Torture and execution of Catholic missionaries in Tonkin in northern Vietnam, November 1839. Contemporary wood engraving.
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0294620
HISTORY.
British ships destroying an enemy fleet in Canton, 1841. First Opium War, China, 19th century. Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0610779
CHINA.
'Emperor Daoguang Reviewing His Guards', by Thomas Allom, c. 1845. Full credit: Pictures from History / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0614692
UK / CHINA.
James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin (1811-1863). As British High Commissioner in China during the Second Opium War in 1860 he infamously ordered the destruction of
the Old Summer Palace (Yuan Ming Yuan) in Beijing (1860). Full credit: Pictures from History / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0614398
CHINA.
Howqua, real name Hong Bingjian (1769-1843), the most important of the Hong merchants at Canton in the mid-19th century. Portrait by Lam Qua, c. 1830-1840. Full credit: Pictures from History / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0610768
CHINA.
'The British Encampment on Irgao Shan'. First Opium War (1839-1842) by Thomas Allom.. Full credit: Pictures from History / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0610807
CHINA.
'The Heights of Canton', First Opium War, 1839-1842. Full credit: Pictures from History / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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