View of Victoria (Central District) and the Victoria Harbour looking west from Murray's Battery along Queen's Road, 29th November 1846

This picture was drawn from higher up Battery Path. The old Hong Kong Club in Wyndham Street, with its arched porte-cochere and rectangular upper window, is visible further down Queen's Road. Behind the first projecting point on the left is today's Ice House Street. The house on the hill (with the flagstaff) was the old Harbour Office; from here Captain Pedder ruled the harbour. The projecting Pedder's Wharf, visible on the right of the picture, is now somewhere under the foundations of the Gloucester Tower.

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