'A Group of Cochin chinese' Thomas Medland
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'A Group of Cochin chinese'
Group portrait of Vietnamese men and women of different ages and dress with two childen, in a rural setting. What appears to be a games board is being used, indicated towards by a foreground figure. Plate 15 from the book A voyage to Cochinchina, in the years 1792 and 1793...to which is annexed an account of a journey, made in the years 1801 and 1802, to the residence of the chief of the Booshuana nation...southern Africa...by John Barrow (London, 1806). Printed below: "Drawn by W.Alexander Engraved by T.Medland A Group of Cochin Chinese. Published June 4, 1806, by Messrs.Cadell & Davies, Strand, London". John Barrow's voyage to southern Vietnam (Cochinchina) was undertaken as the preliminary to Lord Macartney's Embassy to China. John Barrow (1764-1848) was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1805.
Original: aquatint. 1806
- Image reference: RS-10740
- The Royal Society
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