Artist / Author / Cartographer:

Wirgman, Charles

Title:

Hong Kong - Man Mo Temple, Hollywood Road

Date:

1857

Medium:

wood engraving, later colour

Size:

15 x 24 cm

Description:

Mistakenly labeled, "Josshouse (Tae Ping Shan) at Canton." Taipingshan is an area on Hong Kong Island. Man Mo Temple (Josshouse) is on Hollywood Road.

 

Man Mo Temple was built in 1848. It was painted by the English artist Charles Wirgman in 1857 and published in February 1858 as an engraving in the magazine, "The Illustrated London News".

 

The earliest available picture of Man Mo temple.

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Item Code:

P5714

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