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  • Place of origin:

    Hong Kong (drawn)

  • Date:

    1846 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chinnery, George, born 1774 - died 1852 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink drawing on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by James Orange

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 92, shelf D, box 16

Physical description

A drawing from an album containing 175 sheets of sketches made in China and India. The drawing is in pen and ink and depicts a scene in China. On the reverse there is a sketch in pencil, pen and ink showing buildings beside a fishing harbour.

Place of Origin

Hong Kong (drawn)


1846 (drawn)


Chinnery, George, born 1774 - died 1852 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink drawing on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Sketches in Hong Kong 1846.'


Height: 22.5 in volume, Width: 15.375 in volume, Height: 8.25 in sheet, Width: 10.75 in sheet

Descriptive line

Drawing by George Chinnery, depicting a scene in China, from an album of 175 sheets of sketches made in India and China, pen and ink on paper, China, Hong Kong, 1846

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929


Paper; Ink


Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted



Drawings; Topography


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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