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The "Eaglet's" attack on Chinese Junks at Toong-Chung ; Return of the "Eaglet" to Hong-Kong, dressed in the Chinese flag


Engravings from "The Illustrated London News" relating to the chartered steamer "Eaglet" and her attack on the Chinese junks at Toong-Chung (Tung Chung, Lantau), during the Second Opium War, 1857 by the "Special Artist and correspondnet" Charles Wirgman (1806-1857), who used Hong Kong as his base for visits to Manila, Macau and China. His descriptive commentary for each engraving is included on the verso and recto of the images. 

Source Illustrated London News, 1857-05-16
Format 1 print : engraving, black and white ; 41 x 29 cm
Publisher [Illustrated London News]
Year [1857]
HKBU Library collection Illustrations from British historical newspapers
Work type Print
https://bcc.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/artcollection/iln-extra-003
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Cite this image as: "The "Eaglet's" attack on Chinese Junks at Toong-Chung ; Return of the "Eaglet" to Hong-Kong, dressed in the Chinese flag", in Hong Kong Baptist University Library Art Collections, accessed 21/02/2424, https://bcc.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/artcollection/iln-extra-003.

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