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Tales from The Tiger's Den - Foreigners in The Far East 1920-2020

The spectrum of Tiger's Den is immense: chronologically, geographically, and experientially. From mercenaries, misfits and missionaries, to penniless panhandlers and ambitious ambassadors. A 100-year period full of seismic shifts as Asia went from colonial to post-colonial to being the epicentre of the 21st Century.

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Tsim Sha Tsui from the east mid-1970s

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1976

From Wikimedia Commons

Aerial view from the eastern side, mid 1970s. In the distance, Tsing Yi Power Station can be spotted.

Tsim_Sha_Tsui,_Hong_Kong mid-1970s

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1976

From Wikimedia Commons

Likely a postcard from the second half of the 1970s. Holt's Wharf was already demolished to make way for the New World Centre.

Peninsula Hotel Lobby 2014

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2014

Obviously not a place to wear shorts and T-shirt.

1945 Above TST

Peninsula Hotel and Holt's Wharf in camouflage. Note also the war damage to the houses on Middle Road.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1945

Peninsula Hotel Restaurants 1980.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1980

From my 19

1956 Balia's Concert at the Peninsula Hotel

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1956

1951 Concert by Mrs Nozadze's pupils @ the Peninsula Hotel

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1951

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Airport coach pre-war survivor used by Japanese

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1946

Pictue from Hong Kong buses Vol 2 by Mike Davis

1951 George Parks & Irina Smirnoff playing a duet

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1951

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