New on Gwulo: 2019, week 20 | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

New on Gwulo: 2019, week 20

A look at what's been added / updated at Gwulo.com. Please click on the photos or the blue links for more information - and please leave a comment if you can add any new details.

 

Dates for your diary

18th May - London - Barbara Anslow. If you couldn't get a seat at Barbara's sold-out talk to the Hong Kong Society, there's another chance to hear her speak on Saturday. Click for details.

1st June - HK - New Gwulo talk. I've been working my way through my collection, scanning in photos that fit the "people" theme of the new talk. Most of them haven't been shown on the Gwulo website before, so expect plenty of new photos & stories. Click for details.

 

General

 


 

Places

 

Some mystery locations we hope you can help identify:

  • Waterfall
    • Waterfall.
      Waterfall., by Malcolm Trousdale
  • Swimming in rock pool
    • Swimming in rock pool.
      Swimming in rock pool., by Brian Utting
  • Buffalo Hides
    • Buffalo hides.
      Buffalo hides., by Andrew Suddaby
  • Police Station & Check Point
    • Check Point
      Check Point, by Malcolm Trousdale

 


 

People

 


 

Photos

1940 Hong Kong Evacuees in Australia
1940 Hong Kong Evacuees in Australia, by Moddsey

 

1920s Kowloon Hotel
1920s Kowloon Hotel, by Moddsey

 

1954 Frontier Closed Area - Man Kam To
1954 Frontier Closed Area - Man Kam To, by Moddsey

 

1950s Tiger Balm Gardens' Van
1950s Tiger Balm Gardens' Van, by Moddsey

 

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24 September 1952 Hawkings Ruby Wedding, by John de Lucy

 

Street scene.
Street scene., by Bill Watson

 

Sailors' and Soldiers' Home b.
Sailors' and Soldiers' Home b., by Bill Watson

 

Sai Wan Ho to Taikoo docks.
Sai Wan Ho to Taikoo docks., by Bill Watson

 

Holland-China Trading Company Hong Kong office, 16 Des Voeux Road Central, 1918
Holland-China Trading Co., 16 DVRC, 1918, by Charles in Shanghai

 

Holland-China Trading Company: portrait of porter and VW T1 delivery van, Hong Kong, ca. 1956
Holland-China Trading Company: porter and VW van, c.1950, by Charles in Shanghai

 

Kai Tak pool Oct 54.
Kai Tak pool Oct 54., by Bill Watson

 

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Kaising ex Diomed 04 81c (2).jpg, by degahkg

 

Chusan.
Chusan., by Bill Watson

 

Kam Tin rice harvest
Kam Tin rice harvest, by Peter Varney

 

1951 Bailey building
1951 Bailey building, by Ron Wallis

 

Queen's Road, Hong Kong. Postcard purchased 1908.jpg
Queen's Road, Hong Kong. Postcard purchased 1908.jpg, by W Brewer & Co.

 

Hong Kong Hotel. Postcard purchased 1908.jpg
Hong Kong Hotel. Postcard purchased 1908.jpg, by W Brewer & Co.

 

Tonnochy Hotel 1964
Tonnochy Hotel 1964, by m20wc51

 

Popsey at work.
Popsey at work., by Brian Utting

 

1950 Christmas dinner under canvas
1950 Christmas dinner under canvas, by Ron Wallis

 

1950s Hong Kong Cricket Club
1950s Hong Kong Cricket Club, by Ron Wallis

 

1955 Demolition of the Kowloon Hotel (3rd Generation)
1955 Demolition of the Kowloon Hotel (3rd Generation), by Moddsey

 

1966 HK Club.jpg
1966 HK Club.jpg, by Peter

 

Tai Hang and Victoria Park Nullah Wun Sha Street
Tai Hang and Victoria Park Nullah Wun Sha Street, by Herostratus

 

Tai Hang Looking South 1950s
Tai Hang Looking South 1950s, by Herostratus

 

Opening of Lai Chi Kok Hotel and Amusement Park
Opening of Lai Chi Kok Hotel and Amusement Park, by Moddsey

 

1966 Central flooding-2.jpg
1966 Central flooding-2.jpg, by Peter

 

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