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THE EAST INDIAMAN GOTHEBORG IN THE PEARL RIVER, CHINA, JULY 1744

Founded in 1731 the Swedish East India Company became an important influence on the economic and cultural life of Sweden, particularly in its trade with China. Ships sailed to Spain with timber, tars and metal and sold them for silver, this they then used to buy Chinese goods at favourable prices. The East Indiaman Götheborg was engaged in ...

  • Id: gotheborg_in_the_pearl_river_china_1744-b1p-071-b2p-115
  • Name: THE EAST INDIAMAN GOTHEBORG IN THE PEARL RIVER, CHINA, JULY 1744
  • Media: Oil on canvas
  • Size: 36"" x 24"" (92cm x 61cm)
  • Section: EPIC VOYAGES
  • Book 1 Page: 71
  • Book 2 Page: 115