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Rat bin in Quarry Bay, c.1910-1912

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1910

[Updated location to Quarry Bay, and date to c.1910-12, see comments below.]

Street in Shaukiwan, Hong Kong, c.1910-1913. Image from the Historical Photographs of China web site (www.hpcbristol.net), HPC ref HR01-142. Link: https://www.hpcbristol.net/visual/hr01-142. Signs for: ENTRANCE TO THE TAIKOO RECREATION GROUND and FOOK WAH COMPRADORE. Note the rat bin on the lamp post on the right. 

1968 Rat Bin

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1968

Rat bin and ex-rat

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

Exhibit at the HK Museum of Medical Sciences:

http://www.hkmms.org.hk/

Description reads:

Graduates and senior students from the Hong Kong College of Medicine were employed as assistants to the Government Bacteriologist between 1902 and 1912. Their main duty was the examination of rats at the public mortuary and at the Bacteriological Institute for evidence of plague infection, in order to help in control and prevention of the disease among the community.

Hong Kong Street at night

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1930

1928 View down Wellington Street

Where: We're on Wyndham Street, looking west along Wellington Street.

What: The signboards along the left side of the street show the

Rat-bin, rickshaw, shoulder-pole

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1924

Detail cropped from this photo.

c.1935 Hawker, book stall, rat bin

What do you see in this photo?

1932 Wellington Street

Image (external): 

Looking down Wellington Street from the junction with Wyndham Street.

The building on the right is the office of the China Mail newspaper. You can just see their name sign peeping out from behind the lamp post.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1932
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