Gunboats of the Allied Fleets. TOGETHER WITH Procession of the Plenipotentiaries, and Ceremony of Signing the Treaty of Tien-Sin. CHINA - TIENSIN / TIANJIN - SECOND OPIUM WAR.
Gunboats of the Allied Fleets. TOGETHER WITH Procession of the Plenipotentiaries, and Ceremony of Signing the Treaty of Tien-Sin.

Gunboats of the Allied Fleets. TOGETHER WITH Procession of the Plenipotentiaries, and Ceremony of Signing the Treaty of Tien-Sin.

Illustrated Times. 1858.
TWO SHEETS FROM ISSUES OF THE ILLUSTRATED TIMES with wood-engraved illustrations, each sheet 15 x 10 inches. Very good condition. Two sheets with text and illustrations relating to the Second Opium War. The September 18 sheet has two illustrations: "Gunboats of the Allied Fleets aground in the Peiho River" and "Gunboats of the allied Fleets Arriving at Tien-Tsin" with related text. The November 6 issue is a collage-like illustration from a sketch by M. Roux, with the military procession surrounding an illustration of the signing ceremony. Item #50254

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