Painted wooden Chinaman trade figure: c.1775
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 19cm x 32cm

Painted wooden Chinaman trade figure: c.1775

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© Museum of London

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This painted wooden Chinaman trade figure was previously placed at the entrance to a grocery store. Such figures were used from the 18th century as advertising to indicate that tea imported from China was sold within the store.
 

Artist/Photographer/Maker

 

Date

1750 AD - 1800 AD
 

Image Number

010343
 

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