Sonia Lightfoot received degrees in Western and Chinese art from the Universities of London and Oxford. She taught the first modern Chinese Studies course at the University of East Anglia and has lectured worldwide.2008 0-7734-5079-3
This work examines the surviving letters and acquisitions of Sir James Stewart Lockhart, a colonial civil servant in the late nineteenth century. The book also provides insight into the life of Tse Ts’an Tai, the agent and revolutionary who facilitated the expansion of Lockhart’s impressive Chinese art collection. This book contains twenty-two black and white photographs and eleven color photographs.