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A rubbing from a Memorial Stele of H.B.Ms 99th Regiment in 1861, in Memory of the Casualties of the 99th Foot at Canton China During the Occupation of That City by the British-France Allied Armies in 1861 by  the British-France Allied Armies in China in 1850s H.B.Ms 99th Regiment - First Edition - 1861 - from Asia Medicine and Humanities Books and Biblio.com

A rubbing from a Memorial Stele of H.B.Ms 99th Regiment in 1861, in Memory of the Casualties of the 99th Foot at Canton China During the Occupation of That City by the British-France Allied Armies in 1861 : A rubbing for the Stele of Second Opium War (Arrow War) in China during 1856-1860

by H.B.Ms 99th Regiment, the British-France Allied Armies in China in 1850s

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A rubbing for the Stele of Second Opium War (Arrow War) in China during 1856-1860. Stele erected in 1861 in Canton (Guangzhou City) in GuangTong Province in China.

Very big size on a whole thick rice paper, 152cm X 98cm, The original stone had been demolished long long ago. This rubbing is the only one found in the world. Folded, a few wears at edges, Both text and pictures were fine copied and undamaged, but had some folds.

Rubbing is an ancient Chinese method to copy text and pictures on stone or on bronze wares by hand.


Extended Description and Notes

A rubbing for the tombstone of Second Opium War (Arrow War) in China during 1856-1860

  • Seller: Asia Medicine and Humanities Books CN (CN)
  • Seller: Inventory #: 66
  • Title: A rubbing from a Memorial Stele of H.B.Ms 99th Regiment in 1861, in Memory of the Casualties of the 99th Foot at Canton China During the Occupation of That City by the British-France Allied Armies in 1861
  • Author: H.B.Ms 99th Regiment, the British-France Allied Armies in China in 1850s
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Place: Canton, China
  • Date published: 1861
  • Keywords: Military, China, H.B.Ms 99th Regiment, the British-France Allied Armies, Canton, Second Opium War (Arrow War)
  • Size: 152X98 cm

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