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Everything tagged "1890s Hong Kong"

Military Sanitarium

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1893

TNA ref: WO 78/2371

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

Flag hoisting ceremony at Tai Po 1899

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1899

From the Illustrated London News 1899.

Caption reads:

OUR LATEST ACQUISITION IN THE FAR EAST: HOISTING THE BRITISH FLAG AT TAIPO

1899-08-02_Meeting_at_Tai_Po_Market (2)

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Meeting at Tai Po Market between Sir Henry Blake and the gentry and elders of the New Territories communities at which the Governor explained the principles upon which the leased territories would be governed. Gentry and elders assembled to greet the governor and his party, 2 August, 1899.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1899

Sir Henry Blake at the Ancestral Hall of Tang Clan in Ping Shan 1899

Comment on Flickr:

These pictures were taken at the Central Hall of the Ancestral Hall of Tang Clan in Ping Shan, Yuen Long, Hong Kong

On the photo right of Governor Blake is Henry Stewart Lockhart, the Colonial Secretary..

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1899

Meeting at Ping Shan between Sir Henry Blake and the gentry and elders of the New Territories communities

Also availabe at the Public Records Office, Government Records Service

Text on the Public Records Office website:

Meeting at Ping Shan between Sir Henry Blake and the gentry and elders of the New Territories communities at which the Governor explained the principles upon which the leased territories would be governed. Sir Henry Blake reading his address to the gentry and elders. Mr. Stewart Lockhart is on his left, with the interpreter facing the camera, Friday 4 August, 1899.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1899

1899-08-02_Meeting_at_Tai_Po_Market

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1899

Original from the UK National Archives, also availabe at the Public Records Office, Government Records Service

Text on the Public Records Office website:

Meeting at Tai Po Market between Sir Henry Blake and the gentry and elders of the New Territories communities at which the Governor explained the principles upon which the leased territories would be governed. Gentry and elders assembled to greet the governor and his party, 2 August, 1899.

No_06_Hong_Kong_Hotel_by_Lai_Afong

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1893

Photo from the Afong Studio (Lai Fong died already in 1890), from Wikimedia Commons

This is the new North Wing of the Hongkong Hotel, probably taken 1893-1894.

Tramway Managers House next to Engine House.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1899

Victoria Gap with Peak Tram Engine House ringed

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1893

Extract from subject photo at https://gwulo.com/node/55079. Please see comment on that page.

Douglass Castle

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1890

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