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opium war treaty omeka.jpeg
This image shows the negotiating of the Treaty of Nanking which ended the first Opium War and opened China up for trade and gave Britain Hong Kong.

omeka 37.jpg
This photo shows a fort built by the Chinese that was used in the battle against the British during the First opium war.

Destroying_Chinese_war_junks,_by_E._Duncan_(1843).jpg
The painting depicts the British ship Nemesis destroying Chinese war junks during the First Opium war, where East India Company established a monopoly on the opium trade and the Chinese government fought against illegal opium imports.
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