[Hong Kong, 19th Century Views]
[Hong Kong, 19th Century Views]
[Hong Kong, 19th Century Views]
[Hong Kong, 19th Century Views]
[Hong Kong, 19th Century Views]
[Hong Kong, 19th Century Views]
[Hong Kong, 19th Century Views]
[Hong Kong, 19th Century Views]
[Hong Kong, 19th Century Views]
[Hong Kong, 19th Century Views]
[Hong Kong, 19th Century Views]
[Hong Kong, 19th Century Views]
[Hong Kong, 19th Century Views]
[Hong Kong, 19th Century Views]
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[Hong Kong, 19th Century Views]

1844-1845. Collection of 15 watercolours and ink and wash drawings, all titled, one signed “drawn by E. Ashworth”, some annotated in ink or pencil above or below image, 20.3 x 26.3cm to 26.7 x 45.8cm. Most with discolouration, stains, foxing, creases, repaired tears and missing portions, some laid down on acid-free backing.

Provenance: Ashworth family by descent.

Titles and annotations include:

1. Morgans Bazaar, Victoria, Hong Kong;

2. Chinese Street in Victoria, Hong Kong, with the ‘Tae Ping Shan’ American Baptist Mission Chapel, Erected 1844;

3. Chinam’s Hong, Residence Built for a Chinaman at Hong Kong;

4. Chinam’s Hong…in Victoria, Hong Kong;

5. View in the Interior of ‘Chinam’s Hong’, Victoria, Hong Kong;

6. Temple on Hong Kong…;

7. Messrs Jardine Matheson’s & Co, Hong Kong [showing ‘opium clippers’];

8. Part of Queen’s Road, Looking West, the Principal Street of the Town of Victoria, Hong Kong, China [signed by Ashworth];

9. Canton Bazaar, Hong Kong;

10. Fortaleza de San Francisco, Macao;

11. Entrance to the Government House, Praya Grande, Macao;

12. Chinese Street in Macao;

13. To Ti Kong, Small Temple near Macao;

14. Temples near Macao;

15. The Foreign Factories (Shap Sarm Hong) at Canton.

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Item #CL173-49

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