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Paul A. Van Dyke and Maria Kar-wing Mok

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9789888208555

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888208555.001.0001

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Ups and Downs of Trade

Ups and Downs of Trade

1782–1789

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(p.29) Chapter 4 Ups and Downs of Trade
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Images of the Canton Factories 1760-1822
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Paul A. Van Dyke

Maria Kar-wing Mok

Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888208555.003.0004

Chapter 4 discusses the ups and downs of the trade in the 1780s. A downturn in the volume of trade might result in changes and alterations to the factories being postponed, which helps to explain why the buildings remained the same in those years in paintings.

Keywords:   Thirteen Factories, Chinese export art, Trading houses, Treaty Ports Era, Co-hong, Foreign Quarter, China, Guangzhou, Canton

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