Carmicheal and Co. 1894.jpg | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Carmicheal and Co. 1894.jpg

Carmicheal and Co.  1894.jpg

Building next to Carmicheal and Co. must have been destroyed during a typhoon

Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Sunday, October 7, 1894


The location of the building has been identified as 30-32 Des Voeux Road Central. At the time when the photo was taken, Des Voeux Road was at the praya. Reclamation in this area (Section No. 6, Praya Reclamation) started in 1895 and was finished in 1899. So the date should be before 1895 or 1896. The was a typhoon on July 29th, 1896 that would fit.

The damage was done in a typhoon in October 1894, please see