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Thomas Allom (British, 1804-1872) Set of Four Hand-colored Engravings

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
732
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Thomas Allom (British, 1804-1872)

Set of Four Hand-colored Engravings, from China, in a series of views, displaying the scenery, architecture, and social habits, of that ancient empire by the Rev. G. N. Wright, published by Fisher Son & Co., London & Paris, c. 1843. Including Entrance into the City of Amoy, engraved by S. Fisher; Macao. from the Forts of Heang-Shan, engraved by S. Fisher; Facade at the Great Temple at Macao, engraved by S. Bradshaw; and Chapel in the great Temple, Macao, engraved by M.J. Starling; sight size 8 x 10 1/4 in. (20.3 x 26.0 cm), in matching frames.
Condition: Toning, minor discoloration.
Estimate $200-250


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Thomas Allom, Xiamen, Amoy, London, Paris, China

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