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Power-house of Hong Kong Tramway

Text on Flickr: Hong Kong Tramway. View of Power-house looking North-East, showing pump & man-hole being constructed. May.1904.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1904

Firing a salute on Statue Square

Firing a salute on Statue Square with Hongkong Club Building still under construction. This indicates the date of this image to be 1896.

This photo from the UK National Archives gives no further explanation for this occasion. Unveiling of Queen Victoria's Statue. 

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1896

Dormitory at Silvermine Bay Holiday Camp

National Archives UK:

Campers at bedtime. There is rarely much talking after lights out ... campers are far too tired after days spent in the fresh air.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1962

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1962

Silvermine Bay Holiday Camp

National Archives UK:  The Silvermine Bay Holiday Camp. Set on a pine-shaded hillock overlooking the beach, the camp was specially built for Hong Kong's poor children.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1962

Laying the foundation-stone of the New Hospital

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Description: Laying the foundation-stone of the New Hospital.

 Location: Hongkong, Hongkong

 Date: 1897

The date hints to the foundation of Victoria Hospital at Barker Road.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1897
Places shown in this photo: 

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