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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-67:281
Type of object:  picture
Dimensions:  127 x 147mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  portrait
Extent:  1a
Language:  English
Place:  s.l.
Short summary:  Reproduction of Gillray caricature from Sep. 14 1792. Caricaturing the Embassy to China.
Title:  The Reception of the Diplomatique and his Suite at the Court of Pekin.
Person:  Gillray, James, 1756 (Chelsea, London)-1815 (London), Caricaturist, artist
Person:  Hüttner, Johann Christian, 1766 (Guben, Lausitz)-1847 (London), Translator, Official, Author, portrayed
Person:  Macartney, George, Earl Macartney, 1737-1806 (London), Colonial governor, Diplomatist, portrayed
Person:  Staunton, George Leonard, Sir 1st baronet, 1737 (Cargin, co. Galway)-1801 (London), Diplomatist, Physician, portrayed
Person:  Qianlong, Emeperor of China, 1711-1799, Emperor, person referred to
COMMENTS
Comments:  The caricature was made before the embassy embarked for China on 26 September 1792.
IMAGES
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