C1891

Sir Robert Hart, G.C.M.G., Inspector-General of Chinese Customs, in his “Den” at Pekin.

Artist:

Julius Mendes Price (1857 - 1924)

Engraving of Sir Robert Hart (1835-1911) who was a British diplomat and official in the Qing Chinese government, serving as the second Inspector-General of China’s Imperial Maritime Custom Service from 1863 to 1911. Beginning as a student interpreter in the … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Sir Robert Hart, G.C.M.G., Inspector-General of Chinese Customs, in his “Den” at Pekin.

Date:

C1891

Artist:

Julius Mendes Price (1857 - 1924)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

235mm 
x 280mm

Paper Size: 

290mm 
x 320mm
AUTHENTICITY
Sir Robert Hart, G.C.M.G., Inspector-General of Chinese Customs, in his "Den" at Pekin. - Antique Print from 1891

Genuine antique
dated:

1891

Description:

Engraving of Sir Robert Hart (1835-1911) who was a British diplomat and official in the Qing Chinese government, serving as the second Inspector-General of China’s Imperial Maritime Custom Service from 1863 to 1911. Beginning as a student interpreter in the consular service, he arrived in China at the age of 19 and resided there for 54 years, except for two short leaves in 1866 and 1874.

From, the original edition of the Illustrated London News.

Artist:

Julius Mendes Price (1857-1924)
Price was an artist, war correspondent, explorer, traveller, journalist and caricaturist for Vanity Fair (signed “Imp” and a number English illustrated newspapers.

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