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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.

1891年龍津橋 Lung Tsun Stone Bridge

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1891

Kowloon ca. 1879

Part of the panorama from 1879, actually one sheet (of four) of the panaorama posted by the National Archives UK on Flickr.

The path/road on the left, an early evidence of Nathan Road?

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1879
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Mody Road [c.1887- ]

Named after: Sir Hormusjee Naorojee Mody, a businessman and supporter of the Hong Kong University

Originally a road between Nathan and Chatham Road in Tsim Sha Tsui, later extended east to todays Science Museum Road.

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1959 TST 碧仙桃路 Bristol Ave

On the right are Mirador Mansions under construction. At the end of the road is Melbourne Hotel. 

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1959

kowloon dockyard 1945

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1945

From the ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION

Description:

HMS OXFORDSHIRE AT HONG KONG TO COLLECT POW'S. SEPTEMBER 1945.

HM Hospital ship OXFORDSHIRE alongside the jetty at Hong Kong harbour. Prisoners of war and internees were taken home in her.
 

 

Gascoigne Road [1904- ]

Named after

William Julius Gascoigne, Commander British Troops in China and Hong Kong from 1898–1903 (source)

Details: 

Gascoigne Road is a street in Kowloon from Nathan Road to Chatham Road South. It has a length of about one kilometre.

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HURLEY(1897)_p172_Map_of_the_KOWLOON_ESTATE_Property

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1897

By This file is from the Mechanical Curator collection, a set of over 1 million images scanned from out-of-copyright books and released to Flickr Commons by the British Library.View in BL GeoreferencerView image on FlickrView all images from bookView catalogue entry for book., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=37357813

Round Up Room, Miramar Hotel

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1957

Cover for photograph that was taken at The Round Up Room at the Miramar Hotel in Kowloon.

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