Everything tagged "1940s Hong Kong" | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Everything tagged "1940s Hong Kong"

Lyall Scott Glendinning-Missing-China Mail front page-02-05-1947

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1947

I came across this while sifting thro the newspaper archive and the name rang a bell

Someone was searching for him on this site

https://gwulo.com/node/12968

1946 Japanese War Memorial

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1946

Bethel Bible Seminary, 1948

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1948

ID cards for all to be introduced-China Mail

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

Islands in the sun- New layout of traffic islands-HK Daily Press

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1940

Python captured at Waglan Island-HK Daily Press-20-09-1940

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1940

It seems to be a remarkable find considering how far Waglan Island is from the mainland.

Are python’s salt-water, open-sea swimmers?

Mount Davis-Squatter's huts to be replaced

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

Not all squatter's huts were self-made apparently

Health Village-North Point

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

'Healthy' village has been used to describe what  is usually termed a 'squatter' area on the hillsides above Norrth Point.

From this article it appears that is proper nane should be 'Health' village and it was actually built to house government employees

1948 Kowloon Peninsula

Shows Navy Fuel Depot, rebuilt after WW2.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1948

A Chinese language advertisement for the Restaurant Tkachenko's

The advertisement was published by the Chinese language The Tien Kwong Morning News[天光報]on 30th November, 1940 for its Special Russian Cold Meal[特別俄羅斯凍餐].

The address of the restaurant was 3 Hankow Road, Tsim Sha Tsui.

Pages

Subscribe to Everything tagged "1940s Hong Kong"