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View of Hong Kong harbour, ca. 1907

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View of Hong Kong harbour, ca. 1907

Dear reader,

A photo album on which this photo is on the cover, is from 1918. Gwulo member moddsey helped me establish a date for this photo: ca. 1907. On the left John's Cathedral can be seen and in the centre and right there are the Naval Yards, with a new dockyard being finished in the centre.

A vague number 218 has been painted to the negative of the photo (lower left), which style might reveal the maker. Any suggestions?

Kind regards,


Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Tuesday, January 1, 1907


Circa 1907. Description of the dockyard can be viewed here and a similar scene here 

From the two photo references given, the positions of the boats in the harbour are quite similar.

Many thanks moddsey, much obliged!