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View up the valley behind Quarry Bay (annotated)

View up the valley behind Quarry Bay (annotated)

Annotated copy of https://gwulo.com/atom/28538

The panorama is created by merging three photos from the Swire Collection, see https://www.hpcbristol.net/visual/sw05-128, https://www.hpcbristol.net/visual/sw05-129 and https://www.hpcbristol.net/visual/sw05-130

Points of interest identified by Geoff Wellstead:

  • A - 
  • B - 
  • C - Kornhill West
  • D - Kornhill East
  • E - The Taikoo Club, with bowling green in front and playing fields below
  • F - 
  • G - This may have been what oldtimers in the 50s referred to as "the old Taikoo Terrace", with a tennis court at the end which was still in use in the 50s (mainly by me and my friends)
  • H, I, & J - Stanley Terrace. (H was known as 'Bottom terrace', I as 'Middle Terrace', and J as 'Upper or Top terrace'.)
  • K - The Bungalow
  • L - 
  • M - 
  • Between M & N - It looks like the Kings Road cutting is under construction
  • N - 
  • O - 
  • P - 
  • Q - 
  • R - The pylons & cables of the Taikoo Ropeway
  • S - Woodside
  • T - Tai Koo Sanitarium
Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Tuesday, January 1, 1924
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