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Rat bin in Quarry Bay, c.1910-1912

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1910

[Updated location to Quarry Bay, and date to c.1910-12, see comments below.]

Street in Shaukiwan, Hong Kong, c.1910-1913. Image from the Historical Photographs of China web site (www.hpcbristol.net), HPC ref HR01-142. Link: https://www.hpcbristol.net/visual/hr01-142. Signs for: ENTRANCE TO THE TAIKOO RECREATION GROUND and FOOK WAH COMPRADORE. Note the rat bin on the lamp post on the right. 

Hotz collection: Hong Kong, Chinese Exhibition, 1873

Charles' employer, Holland-China Trading Company (HCHC), was founded by several people, including Albert Hotz, through Hotz, s'Jacob & Co (Albertus Paulus Hermanus Hotz, born in Rotterdam in 1855, died in Italy in 1930). 

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1873
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