“Signing of the Treaty of Peking by Lord Elgin and Prince Kung”

N. B. Dennys. From The Treaty Ports of China and Japan. A Complete Guide to the Open Ports of Those Countries, Together with Peking, Yedo, Hongkong and Macao. Forming a Guide Book & Vade Mecum for Travellers, Merchants, and Residents in General. , 1867.

Image of Signing of the Treaty of Peking by Lord Elgin and Prince Kung

This is a depiction of Lord Elgin, the British High Commissioner, and Prince Gong, the Chinese Emperor Xianfeng’s brother, signing the Treaty of Peking while a crowd of onlookers watch. This treaty expanded foreign access in China.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title Signing of the Treaty of Peking by Lord Elgin and Prince Kung
Publication Title The Treaty Ports of China and Japan. A Complete Guide to the Open Ports of Those Countries, Together with Peking, Yedo, Hongkong and Macao. Forming a Guide Book & Vade Mecum for Travellers, Merchants, and Residents in General.
Short Title Signing the Treaty of Peking, 1867
Book Title The Treaty Ports of China and Japan. A Complete Guide to the Open Ports of Those Countries, Together with Peking, Yedo, Hongkong and Macao. Forming a Guide Book & Vade Mecum for Travellers, Merchants, and Residents in General.
Place of Publication London
Publisher Trübner and Co.
Creator N. B. Dennys
Publication Date 1867
Call Number G 66 .56
Location General Collections 2nd floor