Palermo, Sicily, Italy
North View of the City of Victoria, Capital of Hongkong
Print after J. Prendergast
From the collection
Hand-coloured engraving. Letterpress: "To her Most Excellent Majesty Queen Victoria,/ This North East View of the City of Victoria, Capital of Hongkong/ Ceded to Her Majesty on the 26th June 1843./is by Her Gracious Permission most respectfully dedicated by her dutiful subjects./ S. & J. Fuller/ London. Published May 31 1844 by S.J. Fuller, 34 Rathbone Place." and "Painted by J. Prendergast/ Engraved by E. Duncan". Labels below image, left to right: "Jardine Matheson & Co Stores. Artillery Barracks. Government House. Kellets Island."
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