The Submission of the Ili

Etching and engraving | 100.7 x 65.5cm | 1769

Benoit Louis Prevost

This print shows the Qing cavalry parading past the defeated Ili in 1755, when Amur-Sana was at the service of Qianlong, who kneel and make offerings of livestock and other goods near a river. A town, possibly Kouldja, can be seen in the distance.

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