Dunn: Ten Thousand Chinese Things

Nathan Dunn/E.C. Wines: 萬唐人物 Ten Thousand Chinese Things. A descriptive catalogue of the Chinese collection, in Philadelphia : With miscellaneous remarks upon the manners, customs, trade, and government of the Celestial Empire.  (Philadelphia : printed for the proprietor c1839)

Nathan Dunn (1782-1844), a merchant and philanthropist, founded a Chinese museum in Philadelphia in 1838.  In 1841, the museum was closed, and the collection transferred to London.

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