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Flag hoisting ceremony at Tai Po 1899

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1899

From the Illustrated London News 1899.

Caption reads:

OUR LATEST ACQUISITION IN THE FAR EAST: HOISTING THE BRITISH FLAG AT TAIPO

Temporary Government Buildings at Tai Po [1899-1908]

Date Place completed: 
c.1899-04-01 (Day is approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1908-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

tai po police station and temporary buildings

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1902

1899-08-02_Meeting_at_Tai_Po_Market (2)

Quite sure this also shows:

Meeting at Tai Po Market between Sir Henry Blake and the gentry and elders of the New Territories communities at which the Governor explained the principles upon which the leased territories would be governed. Gentry and elders assembled to greet the governor and his party, 2 August, 1899.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1899

15HKG Scout Visit Tai Po, c1950

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1953

15HKG Scout Visit Tai Po, c1950, possible 1952-3 as this was found in the same pile of photos taken by 15HKG Scout representatives during the 1952-3 Pan-Pacific Scout Jamboree.

Background looks like the old Tai Po Railway Station sign.

Tsing Yuen Street relic, Tai Po

Tsing Yuen Street relic, Tai Po

Tolo Harbour [c.1700- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1700-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Tai Po Kau headland house 2.jpg

Tai Po Kau headland abandoned house

Granite stone DD34.jpg

Found in garden of the abandoned house; DD34 carved but I couldnt make out the rest.

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