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China - Junks on the Pei-Ho
Lantern slide of Junks on the Pei-Ho. 19th century junks (Qing Dynasty) Junk Keying travelled from China to the United States and England between 1846 to 1848. Junks in Tsingtau harbour (1898) Large, ocean-going junks played a key role in Asian trade until the 19th century. One of these junks, Keying, sailed from China around the Cape of Good Hope to the United States and England between 1846 and 1848. Many junks were fitted out with carronades and other weapons for naval or piratical uses. These vessels were typically called 'war junks' or 'armed junks' by Western navies which began entering the region more frequently in the 18th century. The British, Americans and French fought several naval battles with war junks in the 19th century, during the First Opium War, Second Opium War and in between.. Part of Box 159 Pekin, slide no.8 Date: circa 1890s
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