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Zoia Harding Klimanek in Japan, ca. 1933

Zoia Serjevna Kojevnikova and Philip Harding Klimanek married in 1922. Philip Harding Klimanek was Charles Gesner van der Voort's senior colleague at Holland-China Trading Company in Shanghai, when he arrived in 1939.

Many foreign people in Shanghai visited Japan for a holiday, Kobe was relatively nearby.

Courtesy Harding-Klimanek family archives

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1933

Zoia and Reginald Harding Klimanek in Japan, ca. 1933

Philip Harding Klimanek (1883-1965), who worked for Holland-China Trading Company from ca. 1905 in Hong Kong and Shanghai, visited Japan in ca. 1934 with his wife Zoia, son Reginald and daughter Sylvia.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1933

Dutch volunteers, Le Cercle Sportif Français, Shanghai, 1937

Charles Gesner van der Voort (1916-1991) was part of a group of Dutch bachelors in pre-war Shanghai. Another member of this group was David van Gelderen (1908-1990), originally from Rotterdam. He arrived in Shanghai in 1933, working for Unilever, a merger of the operations of Dutch Margarine Unie and British soap maker Lever Brothers.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1937

Hong Kong, Repulse Bay, 1937

Charles Gesner van der Voort (1916-1991) was part of a group of Dutch bachelors in pre-war Shanghai. Another member of this group was David van Gelderen (1908-1990), originally from Rotterdam. He arrived in Shanghai in 1933, working for Unilever, a merger of the operations of Dutch Margarine Unie and British soap maker Lever Brothers.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1937

Hong Kong, Repulse Bay, 1937

Charles Gesner van der Voort (1916-1991) was part of a group of Dutch bachelors in pre-war Shanghai. Another member of this group was David van Gelderen (1908-1990), originally from Rotterdam. He arrived in Shanghai in 1933, working for Unilever, a merger of the operations of Dutch Margarine Unie and British soap maker Lever Brothers.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1937

View from Java-China-Japan Line m.s. Tjisadane arrving in Hong Kong, May 1937

Charles Gesner van der Voort (1916-1991) was part of a group of Dutch bachelors in pre-war Shanghai. Another member of this group was David van Gelderen (1908-1990), originally from Rotterdam. He arrived in Shanghai in 1933, working for Unilever, a merger of the operations of Dutch Margarine Unie and British soap maker Lever Brothers.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1937

Passengers Java-China-Japan Line m.s. Tjisadane Jakarta-Shanghai via Hong Kong, Xiamen, 1937

Charles Gesner van der Voort (1916-1991) was part of a group of Dutch bachelors in pre-war Shanghai. Another member of this group was David van Gelderen (1908-1990), originally from Rotterdam. He arrived in Shanghai in 1933, working for Unilever, a merger of the operations of Dutch Margarine Unie and British soap maker Lever Brothers.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1937

Java-China-Japan Line m.s. Tjisadane Passenger list 19 May 1937 Jakarta-Shanghai via Hong Kong, Xiamen

Passenger list Java-China-Japan Line m.s. Tjisadane, 19 May 1937, Jakarta (Batavia) to Shanghai via Hong Kong and Xiamen (Amoy). It contains the name of David van Gelderen, returning from a long leave in the Netherlands.

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m.s. Tjisadane was in use from 1931 to 1947.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1937

Java-China-Japan Line m.s. Tjisadane Passenger list 19 May 1937 Jakarta-Shanghai via Hong Kong, Xiamen

Passenger list Java-China-Japan Line m.s. Tjisadane, 19 May 1937, Jakarta (Batavia) to Shanghai via Hong Kong and Xiamen (Amoy). It contains the name of David van Gelderen, returning from a long leave in the Netherlands, to Shanghai, where he worked for Unilever.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1937

Dutch volunteers, Le Cercle Sportif Français, Shanghai, 1937

Charles Gesner van der Voort (1916-1991) was part of a group of Dutch bachelors in pre-war Shanghai. Another member of this group was David van Gelderen (1908-1990), originally from Rotterdam. He arrived in Shanghai in 1933, working for Unilever, a merger of the operations of Dutch Margarine Unie and British soap maker Lever Brothers.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1937

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