Artist / Author / Cartographer:

Allom, Thomas

Title:

Fort Victoria, Kowloon

Date:

1843

Medium:

steel engraving, later colour

Size:

12.5 x 19 cm

Description:

In 1841 there were two Chinese forts on the tip of Tsim Sha Tsui . The British called them Victoria and Albert.

 

The English artist Thomas Allom produced a watercolour of Fort Victoria, Kowloon based on another watercolour by Lt. White, a British Royal Marine. A charming and somewhat romantic view of the fort with the harbour and a dramatic rendition of Hong Kong Island looming beyond

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Item Code:

P6380

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