The highly decorative bow of a Hangchow Bay trader type junk moored with other junks at Shanghai

A close view, taken from very fine off the starboard bow, of the swim headed bow of an Hangchow Bay trader type junk berthed with other junks at Shanghai. There are three anchors at the bow and an highly decorative painting resembling a dragon head is prominent on the face of the bow. The horizon is not quite level. Negative number P34211 is also of this vessel.

Object Details

ID: P34209
Type: Rolled film negative
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Waters, David Watkin
Places: China
Vessels: Hangchow Bay type
Date made: 1937-1938
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Waters Collection

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