George A. Douglas: Naval Log-Book of China and the Taiping Rebellion
Scope and Contents
Journal, describing patrols from Hong Kong along the Chinese and Japanese coast to Yokohama; landings at Tientsin and Chefoo; a patrol up the Yangtze River to Shanghai; the relief of Kah-Ding; the return to Chatham, with many sketches of ships, signals and coastal profiles (including sketches made in Egypt on H.M.S. Medina, 1858); newscuttings, especially from Shanghai newspapers relating to the rebellion; and a summary of his career, 'War and meritorious service 27/12/80'.
- 1858-1880 (Circa)
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Purchased at Sotheby's sale (lot 390), 11 July 1996
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