Hong Kong Island from the Harbour, 1906 - 1930
Scope and Contents
1043 x 216 mm. A four-part panorama of the water-front and city of Victoria, Hong Kong, with Victoria Peak in the background, taken after the completion of the Chater reclamation. Section 1, from left to right along the waterfront, shows the Queen's Building, St. George's Building and King's Building. To the left of the Queen's Building, the British Military Hospital (Bowen Road) may be seen two-thirds of the way up the slope. Section 2 includes the 'South China Morning Post' building with the 'Victoria Lithographic Press' on its ground floor, next to the 'Douglas Steamship Company'. Taken after 1906 as the Chater reclamation was completed in 1904 and the Bowen Road hospital completed in 1906 (and officially opened in July 1907). The photographer has not been identified.
- 1906 - 1930
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fair to good condition (slight staining in left hand corner, and remains of creases to far right)
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