HONG KONG Group of 24 views and portraits, relating to Hong Kong., c.1875-1920

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Lot 41
HONG KONG
Group of 24 views and portraits, relating to Hong Kong

Sold for £ 1,750 (US$ 2,194) inc. premium
HONG KONG
Group of 24 views and portraits, relating to Hong Kong, albumen or gelatine silver prints, 21 mounted, images between approximately 230 x 280mm., and 130 x 260mm., c.1875-1920 (24)

Footnotes

  • The majority of the images in this lot were used as illustrations in John Warner, Fragrant Harbour: Early Photographs of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 1976.

    Includes: Arrival of Governor Sir Henry May at Blake Pier, Connaught Road, 1912 (see image); The City Hall, from Battery Path looking north, 1880s; The Public Gardens, c.1870; Zetland Lodge; HSBC Building, Queen's Road; Execution of pirates outside Kowlow City, 1891 (2); Lotus Temple, c.1870; Nurses Home, 1893; Rural scene near Hong Kong, c.1880; Prince's Building; Military band on the cricket ground, c.1870; View including French mission and City Hall, c.1870; Construction of the New Queen's Building, c.1890; View of the city towards the west; The Harbour looking North, c.1890; Chinese New Year celebrations, c.1880; Studio portrait of sedan chair bearers with European female, c.1870; Dedication of the cenotaph, 1919; Construction on Hong Kong Railway, c.1905; four portraits, 3 full-length.

    PROVENANCE:
    John Warner, Curator of the Hong Kong Museum of Art from 1962 to 1976
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HONG KONG Group of 24 views and portraits, relating to Hong Kong., c.1875-1920
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