1930s Kowloon City Police Station | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

1930s Kowloon City Police Station

1930s Kowloon City Police Station

Situated at the junction of Prince Edward, Kai Tak and Sai Kung Roads. Completed in June 1925 in the same style as Sham Shui Po Police Station. LongJin (aka 'Lung Tsun') Pier can be seen on the right. Both the Police Station and the Pier were destroyed for the expansion of the aerodrome at Kai Tak during the Japanese Occupation.

Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Wednesday, January 1, 1930


This shot looks very similar to the execution of amoy pirates picture here :  http://gwulo.com/atom/25094

It looks as though the photo of the execution occured on the embankment in the middle of this photograph.