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Dragon's Well

From 'Famous Views in Wu-Lin' Vol 2, a sketchbook of pen, ink and watercolour drawings attributed to Dong Gao (1740-1818), 1780-1800 (c).

Dong Gao was a famous Qing Dynasty court artist particularly known for his landscapes. This sketchbook of his work was taken by a British soldier from the Summer Palace in Beijing after its capture during the Second China War (1856-1860) in 1860. The palace was looted by the French and British and then burnt.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1963-10-290-1


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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