1934 HSBC Under Construction | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

1934 HSBC Under Construction

1934 HSBC Under Construction

Uploaded from "University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China",  reference number: BS-s18  Uploaded with kind permission by the University of Bristol


Copyrighted image reproduced here with the permission of Teesside Archives. Teesside Archives (Exchange Square, Middlesbrough TS1 1DB, United Kingdom) own the original image. British Steel Archive Project (British Steel Collection) reference number 1832. Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank, Hong Kong - View from Queen's Road. Steelwork 2790 tons. Order No 39750.


Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Saturday, November 17, 1934


That's an interesting view. I'd always thought of the tower as being the bulk of the building, but from this angle it's clear there was a lot more to the building than just the tower.