Victoria Peak (mountain)
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Also described as: 'Aden, Hong Kong, ?1909'.
Slides 237-244 are copies of prints by Hiroshige.
A view from Victoria Peak looking down on Victoria and the Harbour and across to Kowloon.
A view looking down on Victoria from Victoria Peak with the Harbour and Kowloon beyond.
A view looking down on Government House from the Upper Albert Road with the Kowloon Peninsula visible in the distance.
A view showing a wing of Government House, partially obscured by trees.
A view showing a long narrow room furnished with chairs and potted plants.
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 ?).
A view looking over the flagstaff on Victoria Peak with Victoria and the Harbour in the distance below.
A view looking down from Victoria Peak with an unidentified large white house in the foreground.
A view showing the Victoria Peak Barracks.
A view showing the large barracks on Victoria Peak, formerly a hotel but purchased by the Royal Artillery circa 1896.
75 x 14 mm. A view from Kowloon looking towards the Victoria waterfront with the Victoria Peak rising beyond.
A view showing the Naval dockyard and breakwater, with the military hospital visible at the left on the hill behind Victoria.
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.
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.
A view showing a lower section of the tramway with residential houses in the foreground.
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.