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Survey parties for the Sino British Boundary

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2010

Diorama at the Zhong-Ying Street Historical Museum.

Shows the delimitation of the Sino-British boundary: first marker at Sha Tau Kok.

Compare the photo from the 17th March, 1899.

British officers standing at mainland China border marker in Shau Tau Kok

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1949

View the original, larger copy of this image at the UWM website

Photo by Harrison Forman

Caption:

Print 1104 c2: Stone marker in the middle of the main street in a village on the border between Red China and British Crown Colony of Hong Kong.

British Police Inspector and Chinese Red Guard (heroic version)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2010

Sculpture from the Zhong-Ying Street Historical Museum. Shows almost the same scene as in the photo from 1949, but in a more heroic pose on the Chinese side.

Chung_Ying_Street_Jiexian_Bei_No. 7(?).JPG

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2009

From Wikimedia Commons

(Hopefully) shows boundary stone no. 7 on Chung-Ying Street. On the Chinese Wikipedia article it attributed to no. 7.

Chung_Ying_Street_Jiexian_Bei_No.5.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2011

From Wikimedia Commons

(Hopefully) shows boundary stone no. 5 on Chung-Ying Street. On the Chinese Wikipedia article it attributed to no. 5.

Couldn't identify the number myself, the light and the angle are too unfavorite.  

No. 5 Boundary Stone (Replica)

This boundary stone is exhibited at the Hong Kong Museum of History in Tsim Sha Tsui. 

Obviously, it's a replica - and not an exact one!

It bears the date 1899; this is ok with the year of delimitation of the boundary, but the original shows the date 1898 - that's the year of the Second Peking Convention.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2009

Chung Ying Street Boundary Stones 1 - 8

Updated version:

Compilation of 8 boundary stones at Chung Ying Street

No. 1 Boundary Stone (Chinese side)

Text on Flickr: 中英街 界石 Chung Ying Street, Boundary Stones

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

No. 1 Boundary Stone

Text on Flickr: 中英街 界石 Chung Ying Street, Boundary Stones

The original wooden marker was replaced by a "permanent boundary stone of a substantial character" in 1905. (Source)

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

No. 2 Boundary Stone

Text on Flickr: 中英街 界石 Chung Ying Street, Boundary Stones

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

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