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A medal commemorating the Chinese junk Keying.

A medal commemorating the Chinese junk Keying.
Medal commemorating the Chinese junk Keying.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: E3722-1
Description: The Chinese junk 'Keying' reached Gravesend on March 28 1848, after sailing from Canton to New York. She was the first Chinese vessel to enter the port of London and was boarded by Queen Victoria while moored in the Thames.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1848
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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