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Everything tagged "sedan chair"

Coolie chairmen at Hong-Kong

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1857

Engraving from the Illustrated London News, 1857

Sedan chair

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1927

Hong Kong Chair

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

Sedan chairs passing a tobacconist, Hong Kong

Postcard about 1930.

From the Jamie Carstairs Collection at the Historical Photographs of China website

Wyndham or d'Aguilar Street 1930's.jpg

Could that be Wyndham street or d'Aguilar street in the 1930's ?

Bridal sedan chair

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1915

Sedan chair sign

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1915

The climb up to Lantau Mountain Camp

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1939

On arrival at the top of Lantau Island

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1938

Being carried to the top of Lantau Island

Carried as a small child up Lantau

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1938

Having landed at Silvermine Bay, the early stages of the walk were through rice paddy fields to reach the bottom of the trail up the mountain.. It's difficult to imagine this form of transport in post-colonial times.

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