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Title

Hong Kong Harbour

1907-1908


Artist

Mortimer L Menpes

Australia, England

22 Feb 1855 - 01 Apr 1938


About

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.


Details


Other Title

Hong Kong, loading a junk


Place where the work was made

Pangbourne Berkshire England


Date

1907-1908


Media category

Print


Materials used

drypoint, printed in black ink with plate tone on cream laid paper


Dimensions

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.


Credit

Bequest of Annette Margaret Dupree 2015


Location

Not on display


Accession number

74.2015


Artist information

Mortimer L Menpes

Works in the collection

9


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Gary Morgan, The etched works of Mortimer Menpes (1855-1938). Volume 2: etchings, 1901-1913, Adelaide, 2012, 112 (illus.). cat. raisonné no. 287