'The taking of the Island of Chusan by the British, 5th July 1840'.
Lithograph after Lieutenant Colonel Sir Harry Darell, 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.
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