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        Chinese junk Keying, the first Chinese vessel to reach Europe in 1848

        English School. Medium: lithograph. Left Hong Kong on 6 December 1946 and after visits to New York, Boston and Jersey, reached the East India Docks, London on 27 March, 1848; commanded by Captain Charles Kellett and special envoy Hesing; object of voyage was a symbolic tribute to Queen Victoria after the signing of the Treaty of Nanking in 1842; Provenance: Private Collection / Peter Newark Pictures.

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