c.1901 Queen's Road East

c.1901 Queen's Road East

What: The two banners are very eye-catching:

1950s Central

1950s Central

Where: There's a street sign on the left:

Gwulo in 2015

It's time for a quick review of last year, and a look forward to the plans for 2015.

c.1901 - "The Naval Department Buildings, Queen's Road"

c.1901 - "The Naval Department Buildings, Queen's Road"

When: This photo is one of set taken by R C Hurley [1] around 1901-1902, and published as a collection titled "Views of Hong Kong".

Where: The photo shows the

1927 - "Coolies wearing Chinese raincoats"

1927 - "Coolies wearing Chinese raincoats"

Who: "Coolies wearing Chinese raincoats" is written in pencil on the back of the photo.

Men on wharf

They're loading the boat / barge on the left of the photo. We can just make out another man working down in the hold:

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