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Coronation illuminations

Coronation illuminations

View from TST looking across to Hong Kong island.

Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Wednesday, May 12, 1937


The illuminations were switched on at 8 p.m. on 12 and 13 May 1937. The photo above records the time as just after 8 p.m.. The large lettering " God Save The King" were erected and strung along May Road. To the right of the clocktower, is the aircraft carrier HMS Eagle.

1937 Coronation Night, KCR Clocktower