Newspaper headlines are even better clues than the cinema advert in the previous photo.
This board stood outside the offices of The China Mail newspaper, on the corner of Wyndham Street and Wellington Street. The headline 'Master Of Compromise' appeared in the issue published on Saturday, 18 August 1928, and gives us the exact date the photo was taken!
Detail cropped from page 41 of the new Volume 4 of 'Old Hong Photos and The Tales They Tell'. The book will be available in November 2020.