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[Panoramic view of] Hong Kong [c 1900], 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377C/1

Scope and Contents

1064 x 215 mm. A panoramic view, composed of 4 joined prints, looking down from the Peak onto the city of Victoria, the harbour and the Kowloon Peninsula. At the extreme right of the picture are Causeway Bay and Kellet Island. The centre of the city can be seen in the second portion from the right: at the junction of Wardley Street and Chater Road is the canopy of the Queen Victoria Jubilee statue, with Queen’s Buildings on the left and the Hong Kong Club on the right. On the third side of the square is the City Hall, with St John’s Cathedral behind that and the three tiers of the Murray Barracks to the right. Government House is at the bottom left of this section. In the bottom right of the third section are the Public Gardens, with the clock tower at the junction of Queen’s Road and Peddar Street above them. In the centre of this section is the gothic Roman Catholic Cathedral, with the Victoria Gaol beyond. The fifth section of the panorama is largely taken up by a spur of the peak. Photographer unknown.


  • Creation: 1900

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2012-09-18 11:52:15+00:00

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