Chinese lantern painter

#Picture Number PW75

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a Chinese lantern painter wearing traditional dress decorating a paper lantern with brush and coloured inks. A companion looks on. This picture was engraved after a painting by Theodore Delamarre (1824-83) which was exhibited in Paris in 1861.