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A Buckinghamshire Breeze - or an East Indiaman in Danger (caricature)

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Collection Fine art, Caricatures, Prints, drawings and watercolours
Gallery locationNot on display

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Object ID PAG8623
Description Hand-coloured.; No.111. Bound in album PAG8512 with prints PAG8513-PAG8647; PAG8649- PAG8666. A caricature commentry on the partial loss of the East India Company's monopoly over trade with Asia. In 1813, trade with India was opened up to provate merchants; the Company lost its monopoly over the China trade in 1834.
Date made 1 March 1813

Artist/Maker Williams
Town Talk
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials etching, coloured
Measurements Sheet: 275 x 420 mm
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