Hong-Kong from Kow-loon. Hong Kong, Thomas Allom.

Hong-Kong from Kow-loon.

London: The London Printing and Publishing Co, ca. 1843. Steel engraving of early Hong Kong by Allom, "Sketched on the spot by Capt.n Stoddard, R. N." Engraved by S. Fisher. Allom (1804-72) was an English architect, artist, and topographical illustrator, noted for his illustrations in travel books, especially illustrations of China. Boat yard workers in the foreground repair a ship, with many junks in the middle ground and the city and mountains in the distance, across the harbor. 7 1/2 X 7" Very good overall. Item #16308

Price: $150.00

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