Hong Kong Harbour
Mortimer L Menpes
22 Feb 1855 - 01 Apr 1938
This print is closely related to a later drypoint 'Hong Kong, loading a junk' c. 1916. It is probably based on a composition c. 1907 from Menpes' visit to China and Hong Kong in about 1907.
Hong Kong, loading a junk
drypoint, printed in black ink with plate tone on cream laid paper
20.1 x 19.8 cm platemark; 31.4 x 25.0 m sheet
Signature & date
signed l.r., pencil "Mortimer Menpes imp". Not dated.
Bequest of Annette Margaret Dupree 2015
Not on display
Referenced in 1 publication
Gary Morgan, The etched works of Mortimer Menpes (1855-1938). Volume 2: etchings, 1901-1913, Adelaide, 2012, 112 (illus.). cat. raisonné no. 287