Online Collection

The Online Collection showcases a selection of our objects for you to discover and explore. This resource will grow as the Museum's Collection is catalogued and computerised, and as new acquisitions are added.

« New search

« Prev - 1 of 1 results - Next »

'The taking of the Island of Chusan by the British, 5th July 1840'

Lithograph after Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Harry Darell (1814-1853), 7th Dragoon Guards, published by Day and Son, London, 1852. No 2 in the series 'China India Cape of Good Hope and Vicinity a Series of Thirteen Treble-Tinted Views'.

During the 1st China War (1839-1842) a British force commanded by Commodore Sir Gordon Bremer bombarded the port of Ting-hai on Chusan island, which was then occupied by troops under Brigadier-General George Burrell.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1971-02-33-488-2


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

Browse related themes