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Dragon-boat, 'Lung Sheun. Literally Dragon or Snake boat. On a particular festival of the Chinese which falls on their fifth month, boats of this construction are used as Race boats'. Inscribed: 'Dragon boat of the festival on the 5th of the 5th month'. Opaque watercolour. China/Canton style. Originally published in 1800 - 1805.
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