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1949, Sha Tau Kok control point

From the Harrison Forman Collection - Hong Kong

Original title: Hong Kong, public notice of smuggling ordinance at Sha Tau Kok border crossing

Caption:    Print 1109 c3: Hong Kong, Frontier to Red China. Sign erected in the village of Sha Tau Kok. The border between the British Crown Colony of Hong Kong and Red China runs down the middle of the single street in this village.

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

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

No. 4 Boundary Stone at the (former) British-Chinese border from 1898.

(From wikimedia commons)

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2020

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2020

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2020

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2020

Li Yuen Archway (李苑) [c.1937- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1937-12-01 (Year is approximate)

 

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This is what's left of the gateway of a private estate.  Likely to have a wall surrounding the property. Now being used as a landmark in a public park at the location.

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Threshing crops - New Territories

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

Chinese peasant woman holding a child in the New Territories

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

Chinese workers posing at the entrance to their mine

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

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