London: Fisher, Son & Co, ca. 1843. Steel engraving of the fort with curved tile roof on the edge of the harbor, with sampans and junks in the water and Hong Kong in the distance. From 'China in a Series of Views' by George Newenham Wright. Engraved by M. J. Starling.
Allom (1804-72) was an English architect, artist, and topographical illustrator, noted for his illustrations in travel books, especially those of China. Text in French and German below. Image 7 1/2 X 5". Paper 10 1/4 x 8" Very good condition. Item #24603