Antique Print of a Chinese Prisoner by Allom (1859)



Description: Antique print titled ‘Examination of a Prisoner’. Print of the examination of a Chinese prisoner. The prisoner is made to kneel in front of what forms the tribunal of justice—his captor on one side, and another policeman, with the instrument of punishment, on the other. This print originates from ‘The Chinese Empire: historical and descriptive. Illustrating the manners and customs of the Chinese, in a series of steel engravings, from original sketches’ by T. Allom


Artists and Engravers: Thomas Allom (1804–1872) was an English architect, artist, and illustrator, who published books on his travels from Europe to the Middle East and throughout Asia.

  • Date: 1859
  • Overall size: 27.5 x 21.5 cm.
  • Image size: 22 x 15 cm.
  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Minor wear, blank verso. Please study image carefully.
  • Purchase code: JAK-529
  • Price: 88,5 Euro / 104 USD / 1.500.000 IDR