Dr Alexandre Yersin Plague Hut in Hong Kong

Sat, 05/02/2020 - 08:06
Date picture taken
1 Jun 1894


Yersin arrived in Hong Kong on Friday 15th June 1894 10:00am. The hut was constructed in less than 24hrs after permission was granted on a Thursday 21st June 1894 - costing 75 piastres. Safe to say the photo can be dated as June/July 1894.

Source: The Plague Race by Edward Marriott (2003 paperback edition) page 138 chapter 14