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Everything tagged "1940s Hong Kong"

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Anna Tanner and son Barry

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1943

Half of birthday card made in camp for Anna Tanner

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1943

Other half

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Rare postwar receipt issued to Mr. Lo Chung Wan on 10-1-1946

1949 Argonaut - BOAC News Letter

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

At Kai Tak. Note the BOAC bus in the background which can be seen here and here

1949 BOAC Argonaut

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

The inaugural flight left London on 23 August 1949. Was supposed to have arrived in Hong Kong on 26 August but was delayed by a day in Karachi due to mechanical problems.

1940s North Point Reclamation

Not sure of the source of the photo. Note the horses in the foreground. 

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1943

No. 8a Boundary Stone (1898)

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

Just by chance I found on YouTube a film from 1949 titled  Hong Kong Under The Red Shadow Australia's Northern Frontier (1949)

At the end of this short (2:54) film this boundary stone is shown close to Man Kam To bridge.

Bailey bridge at Man Kam To 1949

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

Just by chance I found on YouTube a film from 1949 titled  Hong Kong Under The Red Shadow Australia's Northern Frontier (1949)

At the end of this short (2:54) film a man walks across the bridge.

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