Photographs

Artist / Author / Cartographer:

Afong Lai

Title:

Peak Tram Station and the Peak Hotel

Date:

c.1890

Medium:

albumen print

Size:

20.5 x 25.5 cm

Description:

A view of the Upper Peak Tram Station and the Peak Hotel at the end of the nineteenth century.

 

The imposing new three-story Peak Hotel, which was opened in 1890, appears beside the Upper Peak Tram Station. Just to the side of the hotel is Treverbyn House which was built by the businessman N.J. Ede.

 

Reference

*Crow, Dennis George   Historic Photographs of Shanghai, Hong Kong and Macao   1999. Illustrated page 50 No. 93.

 

 

References:

Item Code:

P4723

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