Britannia Receiving the Riches of the East

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Spyridon Romas
published on 27 September 2022
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A 1778 allegorical painting commissioned by the East India Company showing the riches of the East being presented to Britannia. Painted by Spyridon Romas. The goods shown include tea, porcelain, and jewels. (British Library, London)

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Romas, S. (2022, September 27). Britannia Receiving the Riches of the East. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16448/britannia-receiving-the-riches-of-the-east/

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Romas, Spyridon. "Britannia Receiving the Riches of the East." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 27, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16448/britannia-receiving-the-riches-of-the-east/.

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Romas, Spyridon. "Britannia Receiving the Riches of the East." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 Sep 2022. Web. 19 Jul 2024.

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