Artist / Author / Cartographer:

Yee Wo Shing

Title:

Panorama of Hongkong

Date:

c1905

Medium:

collotype

Size:

9 x 55.6 cm

Description:

An early four-fold postcard of the waterfront or praya of Hong Kong published in Kowloon at the beginning of the twentieth century by  Yee Wo Shing, 7 Macdonnell Road, Kowloon. Date written in ink on the reverse, 11/8/09. Postally used and sent to Italy. 

 

Index to landmarks at the top in red show, Military Hospital, Signal Station and West Point. At the bottom in black show, Wanchai, Butterfield & Swire's Office, Hong Kong Telegraph Office, Hongkong Club, Queen's Building, Blake Pier, King's Building, Hotel Mansions, Douglas Buildings, Central Market, Harbour Master's Office.

References:

Item Code:

84.P5289

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