A Chinese Set To. A satirical hand painted cartoon of 1829


A hand coloured caricature / cartoon showing fighting Chinese men, titled A CHINESE SET TO published March 2d 1829 by T McLean , Haymarket. The print, closely trimmed, measures 13¼ x 9½ ins and has a further title at the top showing it to be part of a series  Sketches by Travellers Pl. 6. The sketches for these humorous, rather cruel caricatures of the Far East were often brouht home on East Indiamen.    nov1/2

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