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Praya East 1880_1902

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1880

Top photo: Cropped from Early Waterfront.jpg (ca. 1880)

Bottom Photo: Cropped from Wanchai's seafront in 1902

Some houses can be seen on both photos others have been demolished and rebuilt.

Fenwick Shipyard

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1880

Geo. Fenwick and CO. [1880-c.1911]

Shipbuilding in Wanchai started in the mid-1840s already. On Marine Lot No. 31 the Emery & Frazer Co. started business and constructed a slipway. After many changes in ownership, in 1856 Ross & Perkins Co. expanded the shipyard into the adjoining Marine Lot No. 36. In 1868 and was known as the Victoria Foundry. In 1870, John Inglis took over the Victoria Foundry. (Source)

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 1880s

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

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