The Beatles in Hong Kong - 8th June, 1964

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1964
Places shown in this photo: 

John Lennon

Paul McCartney

George Harrison

Beatles

President Hotel, Nathan Road

The Beatles signed this for Wes Epae, 50 years ago on the 8th of June, 1964. 

Wes was a

c.1920 Dragon Boat off North Point

Where: We can just make out the name of the building in the background:

Ming Yuen Gardens

"Ming Yuen"

No sign of this old building today, of course, but the name (highlighted in green) lives on around where it used to stand:

Map

The Ming Yuen Gardens [1] were a

Please help send these home

I bought a collection of photos recently, hoping they'd have lots of views of Hong Kong. Instead they're almost all photos of people, that really belong in a family album. I'd rather see them back with the family, so I'm hoping one of Gwulo's readers can help put them in touch.

We're looking for the family of this lady, Marie Shelley, formerly Marie Baglin:

The price of rice in wartime

Rice is Hong Kong's staple food. As shown below, the cost of rice increased over 600 times during the 3 years 8 months of the Japanese occupation.

1930s Street Scene

Where: This postcard is just labeled "Street Scene HK", so I'm hoping you can help identify this one. Here are the clues I can spot:

Sign

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