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]|
|HKBU Library collection||Illustrations from British historical newspapers|
|Library record||View the record in HKBU library catalogue|
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 29/11/2323, https://bcc.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/artcollection/iln-extra-003.