India, China, Australia: Trade and Society 1788-1850
Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 2003 - History - 207 pages
This book breaks new ground in exploring the trading and social links between Australia and India and China, and surveys their rich legacy of furniture, silver, ceramics, textiles and costume, fancy goods, and curiosities in museums and private collection in New South Wales and Tasmania.
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