The Signing of the Treaty of Nanking. This Day in History: Oct 18, 1860: The Second Opium War finally ends

The Signing of the Treaty of Nanking. This Day in History: Oct 18, 1860: The Second Opium War finally ends

The Signing of the Treaty of Nanking, John Platt

The Signing of the Treaty of Nanking, John Platt

The Treaty of Nanking signed in 1842

The Treaty of Nanking signed in 1842

Treaty of Nanking, 1842.  The opium war between the British and the Chinese lasted between 1839 and ended with the treaty in 1842 between Queen Victoria and the Chinese Emperor Daoguang.

Treaty of Nanking, 1842. The opium war between the British and the Chinese lasted between 1839 and ended with the treaty in 1842 between Queen Victoria and the Chinese Emperor Daoguang.

中英江寧條約(南京條約) Treaty of Nanking (After Opium War)

中英江寧條約(南京條約) Treaty of Nanking (After Opium War)

Chinese Export Silver: The 19th-Century Phenomenon Equivalent to the iPad! The Chinese have always had the ability to absorb innovations and employ them in their own arts and technologies but they rarely allowed their own discoveries out of China. This changed with 1842 Treaty of Nanking, benefiting both China and the West. At the same time as Wang Hing & Company produced his rosewater sprinkler for the European or American market, it was able to create it for India and the Middle East.

Chinese Export Silver: The 19th-Century Phenomenon Equivalent to the iPad! The Chinese have always had the ability to absorb innovations and employ them in their own arts and technologies but they rarely allowed their own discoveries out of China. This changed with 1842 Treaty of Nanking, benefiting both China and the West. At the same time as Wang Hing & Company produced his rosewater sprinkler for the European or American market, it was able to create it for India and the Middle East.

The Closing Events of the Campaign in China: The Operations in the Yang-Tze-Kiang, and Treaty of Nanking

The Closing Events of the Campaign in China: The Operations in the Yang-Tze-Kiang, and Treaty of Nanking (Paperback)

The Closing Events of the Campaign in China: The Operations in the Yang-Tze-Kiang, and Treaty of Nanking

ニュース写真 : Picture of the Treaty of Nanking under which...

ニュース写真 : Picture of the Treaty of Nanking under which...

Bilingual pages in the Treaty of Nanking   HMS Cornwallis was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 12 May 1813 at Bombay.

Bilingual pages in the Treaty of Nanking HMS Cornwallis was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 12 May 1813 at Bombay.

Luxury French perfume house, Fragrance Du Bois, is proud to announce its debut in East Asia on the 5th of  October 2016, at Hong Kong’s Parfumerie Trésor. At the heart of all Fragrance Du Bois’ creations is the 100% pure, natural, organic Oud oil. Which is sustainably produced on the brand’s own plantations.    Agarwood, from which Oud oil is derived, is no stranger to Hong Kong. It is the species of tree that originally gave Hong Kong its famous name. ‘Fragrant Harbour’. This became the…

Fragrance Du Bois debuts at Parfumerie Trésor Hong Kong - A Beauty Feature

Luxury French perfume house, Fragrance Du Bois, is proud to announce its debut in East Asia on the 5th of October 2016, at Hong Kong’s Parfumerie Trésor. At the heart of all Fragrance Du Bois’ creations is the 100% pure, natural, organic Oud oil. Which is sustainably produced on the brand’s own plantations. Agarwood, from which Oud oil is derived, is no stranger to Hong Kong. It is the species of tree that originally gave Hong Kong its famous name. ‘Fragrant Harbour’. This became the…

The Treaty of Nanking, widely considered to be one of the first unequal treaties. http://nanking.com/

The Treaty of Nanking, widely considered to be one of the first unequal treaties. http://nanking.com/

The Shanghai International Settlement originated following the defeat of Qing dynasty China by the British Empire in the First Opium War (1839–1842) and the subsequent signature of the Treaty of Nanking.

The Shanghai International Settlement originated following the defeat of Qing dynasty China by the British Empire in the First Opium War (1839–1842) and the subsequent signature of the Treaty of Nanking.

1842 Treaty of Nanking medal.  On 29 August 1842, British representative Sir Henry Pottinger and Qing representatives, Qiying, Yilibu, and Niujian, signed the treaty. It consisted of thirteen articles and ratification by Queen Victoria and the Daoguang Emperor was exchanged nine months later.  The fundamental purpose of the treaty was to change the framework of foreign trade which had been in force since 1760 (Canton System).

1842 Treaty of Nanking medal. On 29 August 1842, British representative Sir Henry Pottinger and Qing representatives, Qiying, Yilibu, and Niujian, signed the treaty. It consisted of thirteen articles and ratification by Queen Victoria and the Daoguang Emperor was exchanged nine months later. The fundamental purpose of the treaty was to change the framework of foreign trade which had been in force since 1760 (Canton System).

Facing History   The Hundred Days’ Reform also coincided with an upsurge of anti-Western sentiment in the north of China directed, in part, at the growth of missionary settlements. Every major Christian denomination established a range of educational and church-affiliated institutions across the country after the Treaty of Nanking in 1842.

Facing History The Hundred Days’ Reform also coincided with an upsurge of anti-Western sentiment in the north of China directed, in part, at the growth of missionary settlements. Every major Christian denomination established a range of educational and church-affiliated institutions across the country after the Treaty of Nanking in 1842.

World War II Timeline: July 29, 1937-August 1938 Between July 1937 and February 1938, the Japanese World War II offensive campaign continued in China, and Adolf Hitler became commander-in-chief of the German armed forces as well as German war minister. Continue reading the World War II timeline below to learn more about events that took place from July 29, 1937, to August 1938. World War II Timeline: July 29, 1937-August 1938 July 29, 1937: Japanese forces occupy Peiping. September 7, 1937…

World War II Timeline: July 29, 1937-August 1938 Between July 1937 and February 1938, the Japanese World War II offensive campaign continued in China, and Adolf Hitler became commander-in-chief of the German armed forces as well as German war minister. Continue reading the World War II timeline below to learn more about events that took place from July 29, 1937, to August 1938. World War II Timeline: July 29, 1937-August 1938 July 29, 1937: Japanese forces occupy Peiping. September 7, 1937…

“The Signing and Sealing of the Treaty of Nanking in the State Cabin of H.M.S. Cornwallis, 29th August, 1842” (detail), Painted by Capt. John Platt. #Treaty_of_Nanking

“The Signing and Sealing of the Treaty of Nanking in the State Cabin of H.M.S. Cornwallis, 29th August, 1842” (detail), Painted by Capt. John Platt. #Treaty_of_Nanking

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