The Lifting of the Siege of the Black River Camp

Etching and engraving | 65.5 x 100.8cm | 1771

Jacques Philippe Le Bas

This print depicts the end of the siege of a camp at Qara usu (the Black River), near Yarkand in 1758 where Qing troops were blockaded over the winter for three months. The siege was lifted in 1759.

Part of a set of sixteen, "The Lifting of the Sieg...
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