Lithograph
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Lithograph, Planographic Print

Object ID
000.089.118
Category
Communication Artifacts, Documentary Objects; Graphic Documents
Date Made
1846
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Date Made
1991
Materials
Paper
Artist/Maker/Manufacturer
The image is based on the engravings of L.G. Heath RN of the HMS Iris in 1846. Limited edition (hand colored) is from 1991.
Place Made
Published by the Hydrographic Office, Taunton, UK 1991.
Description
Hand colored panorama lithograph of Hong Kong, based on the engravings of L.G. Heath RN of the HMS Iris in 1846, and their view from the Anchorage of Hong Kong. This image depicts the Victoria Peak with carefully observed Chinese fishing boats in the foreground, with a green mountain range and body of land in the distance. On the bottom and top of the piece, key ships and land marks are listed in text. On land to the right, there are many white buildings.
Related person/organization
donated by: Everett, William