TLF ID M006694
This is a collection of 320 images about Western trade with China in the 18th and 19th centuries and how it was organised through the Canton trade system. The images are organised into four categories: places, people, commodities and ships. The places category includes images of Macau, Canton and Hong Kong. The people category includes portraits of Chinese people and foreigners, and images showing some Chinese occupations and activities. The third and fourth categories show the variety of commercial, art and craft goods traded in the Canton region and the ships engaged in the China trade.