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Everything tagged "kowloon"

victoria hostel, front door

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1995

victoria hostel street.jpg

Postcard Hong Kong; Mahomedam Mosque of Kowloon

Charles Gesner van der Voort (1916-1991) worked at Holland-China Trading Company (HCHC), with offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Guangzhou (Canton), Tianjin (Tientsin), Rotterdam and London. At the start of the company, in 1903, Willem Kien started to work for HCHC in Shanghai, later becoming director. In 1921 he left China and became director at the Rotterdam head office.

This photo is from a folder of ca. 1910 Hong Kong postcards by M. Sternberg.

Courtesy Kien family archives.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1910

Hotz collection: Hong Kong, Town of Victoria, ca. 1870

Charles Gesner van der Voort's (1916-1991) employer, Holland-China Trading Company (HCHC), was founded by several people, including Albert Hotz, through Hotz, s'Jacob & Co (Albertus Paulus Hermanus Hotz, born in Rotterdam in 1855, died in Italy in 1930).

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1880

1930s Kowloon wharf

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1930

Kowloon Wharves 1948

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1948

Cropped from Kowloon Peninsula 1948

The pointer shows the entry to Star Ferry as seen here.

1954 TST Kowloon Wharf

shows godowns 25 and 49.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1954

1926 Kowloon Wharf 4

Shows godown 48.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1926

Kowloon (1) WRF.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1928

This photo shows the skyline of the previous photo and may help to locate it. Both photos are from the 1928-1929 album of William Richmond Fell while he was commanding HM Submarine L3 on the China Station. 

Kowloon (2) WRF .jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1928

I've just tagged this "Kowloon" like the title of the photo, as I don't quite know what it is. It obviously intrigued William Richmond Fell, on shore leave from HM Submarine L3. Another photo of same to follow.

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