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General Post Office - c.1912

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1912

Photo of the newly built General Post Office ( Second Generation) .Scanned from the December 1912 issue of The Far Eastern Review

Carry On Travel Agency Co (D'Aguilar Street)

Near the junction with Wa On Lane, at the end junction with Wellington Street.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1986
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Kwong Wing Wharf [c.1924-c.1958]

Date Place completed: 
c.1924-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1958-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Was situated on Connaught Road opposite to the Sincere Department Store. This pier appears first on an aerial photo from 1924 (hkmaps.hk). Probably a pier for Canton or Macau steamers. Was demolished during the 1950s reclamation, date set to 1958. 

Connaught House Hotel - Queen's Road Central

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1902

Advertisement for the Connnaught House Hotel located in Queen's Road Central. This scan is extracted from the 1903 edition of the Directory & Chronicle for China. Japan, Corea , Indo-China ,etc., etc.  

Connaught House Hotel Advertisement - 1903 - ( Services)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1902

Advertisement for the Connnaught House Hotel located in Queen's Road Central. This scan is extracted from the 1903 edition of the Directory & Chronicle for China. Japan, Corea , Indo-China ,etc., etc.  

1950s HSBC

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1950

View of the original HSBC headquarters from the harbour, with Queen's Pier in front and Prince's Building to the side, taken in the 1950s.

Hong Kong Central 1980 and 2017

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2017

From left Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Jardine House and in front the new General Post Office (GPO).
left: 1980 GPO located at the waterfront
right: 2017 waterfront behind the photographer due to reclamation works in the 1990s. Coastline extended by 350 metres.

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1936 Typhoon Queen's Rd C

Shows the junction of Queen's Road Central and Battery Path. Note the heavy rain and the damage to the trees.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1936

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2011

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