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Cemetery and Happy Valley Racecourse, Hong Kong

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1868

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: VH03-44

Photo by William Pryor Floyd, dated 1868.

Note on the webpage: The signature, Floyd, is scratched on the plate, lower left.

Morrison Hill in the back.

The Ice House Company's shop, Hong Kong

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1868

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: VH03-05

Photo by William Pryor Floyd, dated 1868.

Text on the web page:

The Ice House Company, whose shop stood on Queen's Road Central, at the junction with Battery Path and Ice House Street, did not manufacture ice. The ice was harvested from iceburgs by The American Company and shipped to Hong Kong (source: Hong Kong - A Rare Photographic Record of the 1860s by Arthur Hacker).

Water holding tank, Caine Road, Hong Kong

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1968

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: VH03-37. 

Photo by William Pryor Floyd, dated 1868.

Looks as it is an underground tank with grass on top, possibly similar to other tanks like the one on the Peak. On the right, it looks like an inlet for rainwater or the creeks visible on the 1866 map.

Central & mid-levels from the Hong Kong Hotel

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1868

A sign for Floyds studio can be seen middle left on the building with the tower on the corner of Wyndham & Wellington.

 

Source: dsr.nii_.ac_.jp_.jpg

Club Germania Wyndham Street

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1870

Source: frwikibooks

The Germania Club building, Wyndham Street

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1870

Source: Wellcome: V0037351

Tsim Sha Tsui point c1868

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1868

Attributed to William Pryor Floyd

Looking South towards Pok Fu Lam - Siemssen & Co House

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1868

From the China Mail dated 8th August 1868:

Last Album of William Pryor Floyd Taken in Hong Kong - Views of the Typhoon of 23rd September 1874

I found this album in the University of Michigan Archives, said to be the last album William Pryor Floyd created in Hong Kong before he left. The views are all of the aftermath of the Typhoon of 23rd September 12874.

19. Yowmatee - Showing General Wreck

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1874

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