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Everything tagged "1930s Hong Kong"

CEW Tiles ad 30-10-1939 HKT.png

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1939

Here is another ad in response to the query about 1930s kitchen decor in Hong Kong. Although this illustration shows a hallway and staircase, tiles from top to bottom were very popular in kitchens and bathrooms and easy to clean in a climate where mould was rife.

Depths off Kowloon Point

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1932

TNA ref: MPG 1/1201

See https://gwulo.com/node/56249 for more information

1935 Looking East Across Nathan Road Towards Signal Hill

Looking east towards Signal Hill and overlooking the area that would become the Chungking Arcade in 1941. Post-war, the two-storied buildings below Signal Hill would be taken over by Minden Row Junior School.The building on the eastern side of Nathan Road with the small circular windows would later become the Rose Hotel 

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1935

Fairey 111F-coded 81 sometime before its crash at San Tin-HK-leading its flight above HMS Eagle

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1933

Commemorative bronze plaque evacuation Dutch citizens, Shanghai-Hong Kong, by S.S. Tasman, 1937

In August 1937, over a hundred Dutch citizens were evacuated from Shanghai to Hong Kong, shortly after the start of the Second Sino-Japanese war.

They sailed with S.S. Tasman, owned by K.P.M.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1937

Repulse Bay cave

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1930

I cannot recall where I found this photograph of Repulse Bay, but suspect that it was taken in the 1930s.  My interest was in seeing the cave on the shoreline just to the left of the Eucliffe Castle.  This cave is the one in which a few survivors of the Eucliffe massacre hid after tumbling down the steep hillside.

EQUINE SPORTS CLUB OPENED IN SHATIN

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1935

Not a Club I have seen mentioned before

Close to Shatin railway station

BLACKHEAD POINT - Signal Hill - First impressions - HK Sunday Herald

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1935

Socialising at 'THE FALLS'-December 1936.jpg

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

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