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Wanchai 1879 (annotated)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1879

Cropped from Panorama from above Conduit Road

A  Three-storey building on west side of entrance to Naval Yard

B  Quarters and Stores, three-storey building (east) on Queen's Road at Naval Yard

1964 View from China Fleetclub

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1964

Wanchai Seafront 1879

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1879

Cropped from Panorama of City from TST, dated 1879.

The cropped photo shows a similar part of Wanchai as this one:

View looking West towards Central from Morrison Hill 1870s

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1875

Photographer: Lai Afong

Source: Getty.edu: 84.XA_.1240.19

Wanchai View 1890

Originally from the National Archives  Our Catalogue Reference: Part of CO 1069/447.

This image is part of the Colonial Office photographic collection held at The National Archives. Feel free to share it within the spirit of the Commons.

Shows probably the 1.000 foot Pier.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1885

1910s Looking East (Wanchai)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1910
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Ah King Slipway-A history

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

This business appears in numerous postings on gwulo

1926 St. Francis Street, Wan Chai = 聖佛蘭士街

Text on Flickr:

Rainstorm, Hong Kong, July 1926.

Rainfall, described at the time as ''phenomenal'' during a prolonged and very severe thunderstorm hit Hong Kong on the 19th July 1926. 21 inches of rain fell in 18 hours causing severe flooding and massive landslides. The photograph shows St. Francis Street, in Wan Chai extensively damaged by the rainstorm.

Original from The National Archives UK

 

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

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