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Vehicular Ferry Central

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

Screen shot (at 8.01 min) from a film on the website of the Imperial War Museum (see on Gwulo).

It shows a soldier passing the Vehicular Ferry Pier, Japanese War Memorial on the right (in the back).

5. Destruction of the Canton Wharf & 6. Destruction of the Praya

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1874

Central Praya Development 1860s- 1880s

I recently found this panorama over on the Historical photos of China site. The caption had it dated 1875 but it is much earlier, probably 1864-1865 as the large building under construction in the centre is Dent's new headquarters which was completed c1866.

1860s Panorama of City from Murray Pier/Bath-house

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1865

Tag showing 1865 central reclamation

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2017

Seen on the Gloucester Tower on Pedder Street, near the entrance to the Landmark Atrium (approx. 50 m south of Des Voeux Rd.C).

Blake Pier during typhoon, Hong Kong

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1923

Uploaded from "University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China",  reference number: RD-s117. Uploaded with kind permission by the University of Bristol.

Caption on photograph: Blake Pier during typhoon
Date: Saturday 18 August 1923

Field Marshal Kitchener arrives at Blake Pier in Hong Kong. 1909

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1909
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Arrival of Field Marshal Kitchener at Blake Pier 1909

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1909

1940s Boats Alongside Praya Central

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Boats alongside Praya Central, The Hong Kong Club and Butterfield and Swire Building can be seen.

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