30 April 1997,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,150
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
'Queen's Road, Hong Kong', 1862
Albumen print, 9¾ x 12 7/8 in., mounted on card, titled in pencil on mount.
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A rare early view of Hong Kong taken during the building of the clock tower which was built by subscription from the Colony in 1862.
Another print of this image will be exhibited later this year at the Asia House Gallery, New York in a major exhibition relating to Hong Kong.
For related illustrations see Worswick, Imperial China, p. 30 (illus.) and The Royal Commonwealth Society, Commonwealth in Focus, pp. 72-72 (illus.)
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