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Battery Path

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1941

View the original, larger copy of this image at the UWM website: http://collections.lib.uwm.edu/cdm/ref/collection/agsphoto/id/23063

Sedan Chairs, Rickshaws, and launches

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1925

Detail cropped from this photo: http://gwulo.com/node/17826

1928 View down Wellington Street

Where: We're on Wyndham Street, looking west along Wellington Street.

What: The signboards along the left side of the street show the

Bridal Sedan Chair

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

Detail cropped from this photo: http://gwulo.com/node/14636

Queen's Road Central - China Emporium

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View the original, larger copy of this image at the UWM website: http://collections.lib.uwm.edu/u?/agsphoto,16276

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1941
Places shown in this photo: 

Helena May and Peak Tram sedan chair stand

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1920
Places shown in this photo: 

c.1900 Peak Hotel

Where: We're looking across at the Peak Hotel, where the Peak Galleria stands today. You can just make out its name on the corner of the building:

Peak Hotel & Upper Tram Terminus

The building on the left is the upper terminus for the Peak Tram. The clouds of smoke and steam come from the

Sedan Chairs, The Peak, 1938

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

These sedan chairs appear to be exactly the same type shown in David's picture. I hope the passengers came up The Peak in the tram rather than being carried up from town. They are an Air France crew visiting after a flight from Hanoi.

1920s Lady in sedan chair

Where:  We're looking west across Statue Square, with Prince's Building on the left, Queen's Building on the right, and Chater Road running between them.

What: The focus of this shot is

Kowloon Street Scene 1954

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1954
Places shown in this photo: 

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