Album leaf painted with a scene of a wedding ceremony depicting a bride and a groom dressed in traditional wedding costume with both hands held together before their chests. The bride is attended by two female attendants. There are two bird figures in a tray placed on a table, while six musicians play their instruments in the background. Watercolour and ink on pith. Artist unknown.
From an album entitled ‘A Chinese Mandarin, Life from the Cradle to the Grave’, brought from Shanghai by Capt. Geo. F. Thomas, of the China Tea Clipper ‘Omba’, which docked at Dover in 1866.