Mount Austin Hotel (later Mount Austin Barracks), Victoria Gap, The Peak, Hong Kong
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: NA20-30. From a book in The National Archives referenced as: ‘HONG KONG 7A. 'Sixty Diamond Jubilee Pictures of Hong Kong', 1897 (CO 1069/450)’. The author and publisher of 'Sixty Diamond Jubilee Pictures of Hong Kong' '1837 1897' was Robert Crisp Hurley; the photographers are not named. Mount Austin Hotel opened in 1891. The hotel was named after John Gardiner Austin, Colonial Secretary of Hong Kong (1868-1879). In 1897 the hotel was acquired by the British colonial government and transformed into the Mount Austin Barracks, a British Army base. Crown copyright image reproduced by permission of The National Archives, London, England. The National Archives give no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for purpose of the information provided. This image may be used only for purposes of research, private study or education. Applications for any other use should be made to The National Archives Image Library, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 4DU, UK. Telephone: 020 8392 5225. Fax: 020 8392 5266. Infringement of the above condition may result in legal action. See He02-003, JC01-12, KA-s08, Tr-m01 and Tr02-011.
Black and white photograph
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