S1E02-Robert Fortune’s Wanderings in China Part 2


Laszlo continues on with more of Robert Fortune’s romps through Zhoushan, Shanghai and Zhejiang Province during his 1843-1846 visit to China on behalf of the London (later Royal) Horticultural Society.  The new treaty ports have hardly been open a year and there’s a of East meets West for the first time going on.

The book: “Three Years Wanderings in the Northern Provinces of China” published by John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, 1847

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