Author gives two pages of facts and helpful hints on treasure-hunting.At the last moment he switched ships but left in Dodington the major part of his wealth - three thousand pounds in gold coin.
The mother's eldest brother was more significant as a mentor to the male children than was their father, who was generally of another clan.
After contacts with Western art became increasingly important from the 19th century onwards, in recent decades China has participated with increasing success in worldwide contemporary art.
Traditional Chinese painting involves essentially the same techniques as Chinese calligraphy and is done with a brush dipped in black or colored ink; oils are not used.
Color maps showing over 3,000 locations of sunken and buried treasures and ships in the Western Hemisphere and British Isles. From the blurb: Faced with the challenge of driving the French from India, Robert Clive booked a passage in the East Indiaman Dodington for his voyage out in 1775.
He has investigated over 42,000 locations in the Western Hemisphere, and authenticated 3,500, most of which are included in this volume, with latitude and longitude, the name of the ship, when it sank, and other pertinent information.