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Traders: New permanent exhibition opens 28th September 2011

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Traders: the East India Company and Asia

Opens: 28th September 2011

Traders: the East India Company and Asia is a new permanent gallery. It explores Britain’s maritime trade with Asia, focusing on the role played by the East India Company.

For over 250 years, the East India Company uniquely shaped trade between Britain and Asia. The gallery explores the influence of Company trade and power, tracing the changing relationships between Britain and Asia that this brought about.

This trade involved key commodities, different locations and many people. It had consequences that changed Britain and the world and still affect us today.

Traders

Buy products inspired by Traders: the East India Company and Asia, a new permanent gallery. It explores Britain’s maritime trade with Asia, focusing on the role played by the East India Company. From the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.










 

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