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The funeral of a Chinese merchant's wife in Hong Kong. Wood engraving after G.W. Cooke (?), 1859.

Cooke, George Wingrove, 1814-1865.
Date
[1859]

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Description

A woman weeps, people kowtow before an altar, several men smoke tobacco and opium. Paintings of Chinese deities are hanging on the walls

Publication/Creation

[London] : [Illustrated London News], [1859]

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving

Lettering

Mourning the dead.

Publications note

'Manners and customs of the Chinese in 1859. A funeral ceremony in Hong-Kong', Illustrated London news, 17 September 1859, pp. 279-280

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 17293i

Creator/production credits

Possibly by George Wingrove Cooke (1814-1865) -- to be confirmed

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  • English


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