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China Trade Portrait of the City of Delhi

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China Trade Portrait of the City of Delhi

WALPOLES
The ship City of Delhi in The China Seas, painted by a Chinese artist and within a fine carved and gilt-wood Chinese frame. Chinese circa 1860. w.30 in x h.24.5 in (image 23 x 17.5) Built in 1857 for George Smith & Sons' City Line. They commenced ship owning in 1840 and traded to India with sailing vessels. By 1852 voyages were being made to Valparaiso and the West Indies, Australia and New Zealand and later between India, New York and the UK. The City of Delhi was wrecked off Dungeness 1867.

Period: 

19th Century

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WALPOLES

111 Portobello Road,
London
W11 2DY
United Kingdom

WWW.WALPOLEANTIQUES.COM

Walpoles is an antiques business that has been established for more than 35 years with an extensive stock which can be divided into three broad themes: "The Army" encompassing colonial furniture and works of art, folk art of the British soldier as well as campaign furniture, pictures and objects of a military theme; "The Navy" covering fine and folk art associated with the British Royal and Merchant Navy fleets as well as fine art and objects that fall under a title of "The China Trade"; and finally there is an established core of furniture, pictures and works of art typical of "The English Country House".

Founded by Graham Walpole, the business first set up in Church Street, in London’s Marylebone, and by the end of the 1980s had moved to Westbourne Grove, from where they dealt until the turn of the last century. In 2004 Walpoles relocated to their home town of Greenwich and joined the British Antiques Dealers Association but now work from 111 Portobello Road. Please be aware that this shop is too small to show all of the stock on the website and that you should make an enquiry before your journey to ensure that the item in question is there for you to see. We are open every day, with the exception of Sundays, between the hours of 10 a.m. & 4 p.m., (Saturday 7.00 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

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