When: Here's the back of the photo:
"Taken at Kowloon Pier. (old city) A Coy's swimming test. 7/07"
Which I'm guessing means it was taken in July 1907.
Who: Soldiers from "A" Company. A couple have their caps on, and one <Read more ...>
When: 11th September 1928, according to the back of the postcard:
Where: That also tells us we're looking at the "Garrison at Lyemun". Today it's the site of the Museum of Coastal Defence , but in 1928 it was <Read more ...>
Where: We're looking east along Des Voeux Road West. In the distance you can see the road bends away to the right at the junction with Western Street. It still has the same layout today: <Read more ...>
Who / What / Where: I'm hoping you can tell me! I don't recognise any of the buildings in this photo.
When: It looks like a stormy summer's day.
I bought this together with the recently posted photo of the HKFC stadium . We dated that to 1963, so I guess this photo was also taken in the early 1960s.
What: No prizes for noticing the gun in the photo! It was one of the guns installed to <Read more ...>
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