National Geographic : 1938 Mar
Photograph byB.Anthony Stewart OLD, NARROW STONE HOUSES CLUSTER TIER ON TIER ALONG THE SLOPES OF ST. PETER PORT From the ramparts of Castle Cornet, harbor and town lie revealed. The oval pool, partially hidden by the low frame house inthecenter, isamodel yacht pond for children. Beyond stands the old town church, hub of the community. Outlined against the sky at the extreme right,320 feet above thesea,istheVictoria Tower, erected in memory of the Queen and Prince Consort, one of the first landmarks sighted by approaching boats. A short distance totheleftofitrises thefour-spired tower of Elizabeth College. Salutes occasionally are fired from the ancient 40-pounders of the Tudor battery in the foreground.