Album leaf painted with a court scene depicting two officials kneeling before a mandarin of higher rank, flanked by four officials and with four guards standing on either side. Watercolour and ink on pith. One of twelve pages. 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.