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Holland China Trading Company (HCHC) in Hong Kong, 1926

Charles Gesner van der Voort worked at Holland-China Trading Company in 1939. Twenty years earlier, Bob de Vries' father worked for HCHC in Hong Kong. This photo shows the Hong Kong office staff in 1926.

Original caption reads: "Hong Kong 1926 - - Staff of the newly formed Holland China Trading Co. Note the flag of the recently established Nationalist government."

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1926

Dutch community in Hong Kong, 1919

Charles worked at Holland-China Trading Company in 1939. Twenty years earlier, Bob de Vries' father worked for HCHC in Hong Kong. This photo shows members of the Dutch community at the time.

Original caption reads: "Hong Kong 1919 - - Members of the Netherlands community in Hong Kong. Notice the shortage of women!" An arrow indicates 'Pa', Dutch for dad.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1919
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