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Victoria Peak (mountain)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

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Aden [i.e. Adan], Malaya [i.e. Malay Peninsula], and Hong Kong, circa 1909, 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/134-182
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Also described as: 'Aden, Hong Kong, ?1909'.

Dates: 1909
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Hong Kong, China and Japan, 1908 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/183-249
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Slides 237-244 are copies of prints by Hiroshige.

Dates: 1908 - 1915
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Hong Kong from [Victoria] Peak, 1908 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/184
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A view from Victoria Peak looking down on Victoria and the Harbour and across to Kowloon.

Dates: 1908 - 1915
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Hong Kong from [Victoria] Peak, 1908 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/188
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A view looking down on Victoria from Victoria Peak with the Harbour and Kowloon beyond.

Dates: 1908 - 1915
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Hong Kong - Governor's Ho;, [Victoria] Peak, 1908 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/193
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A view looking down on Government House from the Upper Albert Road with the Kowloon Peninsula visible in the distance.

Dates: 1908 - 1915
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Hong Kong - Governor's House, [Victoria] Peak, 1908 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/194
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A view showing a wing of Government House, partially obscured by trees.

Dates: 1908 - 1915
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Hong Kong: House on [Victoria] Peak, 1908 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/200
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A view showing a long narrow room furnished with chairs and potted plants.

Dates: 1908 - 1915
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Hong Kong - Mr Leefe's house, [Victoria] Peak, 1908 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/191
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A view showing an imposing residential house on Victoria Peak, probably that of L.N. Leefe who is recorded as an assistant at Jardine, Matheson and Co (see ?).

Dates: 1908 - 1915
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Hong Kong - [Victoria] Peak, 1908 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/185
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A view looking down from Victoria Peak with an unidentified large white house in the foreground.

Dates: 1908 - 1915
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Hong Kong - [Victoria] Peak, 1908 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/192
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A view looking over the flagstaff on Victoria Peak with Victoria and the Harbour in the distance below.

Dates: 1908 - 1915
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Hong Kong - [Victoria] Peak Barracks, 1908 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/189
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A view showing the large barracks on Victoria Peak, formerly a hotel but purchased by the Royal Artillery circa 1896.

Dates: 1908 - 1915
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Hong Kong - [Victoria] Peak Barracks, 1908 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/190
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A view showing the Victoria Peak Barracks.

Dates: 1908 - 1915
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[Panorama of Hong Kong], 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/161
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75 x 14 mm. A view from Kowloon looking towards the Victoria waterfront with the Victoria Peak rising beyond.

Dates: 1909
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Panorama of the Peak, further east, 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/168
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A view showing the Naval dockyard and breakwater, with the military hospital visible at the left on the hill behind Victoria.

Dates: 1909
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Panorama of the Peak. Hong Kong, 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/167
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A view from Kowloon looking towards the Victoria waterfront. Prominent on the shoreline are the headquarters of Siemessen and Co (the second to the right of the large white buildings) the oldest German firm in the Colony, which started business in China in 1846. The building is situated near the junction of Wardley Street and Chater Road. St John's Cathedral can be seen behind the waterfront.

Dates: 1909
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The Peak Tramway, 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/175
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A copy of a half-tone photograph showing a tramcar ascending Victoria Peak on the steep track which runs from near St John's Cathedral up to the Peak Hotel. The line was opened in 1888.

Dates: 1909
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[The Peak Tramway], 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/176
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A view showing a lower section of the tramway with residential houses in the foreground.

Dates: 1909
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[View from the Park], 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/182
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A view from the Ladies Recreation Ground looking across the Albany Filter Beds and along the side of Victoria Peak. The houses at the left are the mansions along MacDonnell Street.

Dates: 1909