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View of Canton harbour


View of Canton harbour

Vingboons, Johannes

View of Canton harbour.

Two Dutch East-Indiamen and several local junks sail the waters before the city.

The double wall in front of the city is unusual.

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Sources and literature

Zandvliet, K., Mapping for Money: Maps, plans and topographic paintings and their role in Dutch overseas expansion during the 16th and (1998)

Gossselink, Martine, Land in Zicht: Vingboons tekent de Wereld van de 17de eeuw. (2007)