'View of Singapore from the Sea'

Several three-masted Chinese junks can be seen in this oil painting. The hull of a Chinese junk is characteristically painted at the top and the sterns painted with two circles to look like eyes.

Date/Period
c. 1848
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Image size: 42.3 x 69 cm, Frame size: 51.4 x 78.2 cm
Accession No.
HP-0153
Material
Oil
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Category
Historical Painting