Stock ID #177303 The Harbour of Hong Kong. -- From an original sketch. [Caption title]. HONG KONG - ANTIQUE ENGRAVING, RICHARD PRINICPAL LEITCH.

The Harbour of Hong Kong. -- From an original sketch. [Caption title]

(London). The Illustrated London News. (December 27, 1856). Stock ID #177303

Engraving 23.5 x 34.5 cm (plus caption), from "The Illustrated London News", uncoloured as issued, marginal staining and browning, paper adhesions at the lower edge small edge tears and a few chips, but an uncommon image in good condition.

View towards Hong Kong Harbour published in "The Illustrated London News" by Richard Principal Leitch, signed by him lower left. A most interesting composition overlooking Government House, the formal gardens (with a gardener at work), the officers’ quarters, with officers on parade, the town of Victoria and a view across the harbour to Kowloon.

From the estate of the late collector and scholar Arthur Hacker.

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Price: $350.00 AU

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