'Tomb of Colonel Cathcart in the Fort of Anjerie' Thomas Medland
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'Tomb of Colonel Cathcart in the Fort of Anjerie'
Landscape showing part of the Dutch Fort at Anjerie Point on Java, Indonesia with a cannon emplacement. In the foreground is the headstone for the grave of Lt Colonel Charles Cathcart, the first British envoy to China who died of tuberculosis en route. Plate 9 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 Tomb of Colonel Cathcart in the Fort of Anjerie. 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. Marcartney's miison replaced that of Charles Cathcart. John Barrow (1764-1848) was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1805.
Original: aquatint. 1806
- Image reference: RS-10735
- The Royal Society
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