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Publisher: ALEXANDER, W.
Title: Plan, Section and Elevation of the Poo-Ta-La or Temple of the Lama at Zhe-Hol in Tartary.
Published in: London, 1796
   
Size: 14.4 x 11.2 inches.
36.5 x 28.5 cm.
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Uncolored
Condition: In very fine condition.
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A striking copper engraving from an important eighteenth century series on China by William Alexander. From Sir George Leonard Staunton's An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China, published by George Nicol in London in 1796.
These prints are admirable for their accuracy in depicting the architecture, costume, culture and landscape of Imperial China. Engraved by Joseph Baker.

William Alexander (17671816) was an English watercolorist born in 1767. He accompanied Lord McCartney to China and made drawings of the scenery and life in China, which were issued in this important publication. In 1802, Alexander was made Professor of Drawing at the Royal Military College at Great Marlow in Buckinghamshire.




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