Macao from Guia Fort
British School, circa 1820
Guia Hill in Macao is the highest of the seven hills in Macao. The Fort was built in 1638 with the intention of defending the border between Macao and China, but, given its location, its use was as an observation post rather than a fortress.
Pencil and watercolour on paper
Watermarked ‘Whatman Turkey Mill 1819’
Dimensions: 15 ¼ x 21 ½ in. (38.5 x 55 cm.)
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