Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: NA16-002. Image from an album in The National Archives referenced as ‘HONG KONG 3. Views of Hong Kong from the 1860s to the 1920s' (CO 1069-446). Photograph by John Thomson. The building in the foreground is the Victoria Exchange, and next to it is Chas. J. Gaupp & Co., Watch Makers & Jewellers. The lanterns and decorations were to celebrate the visit to Hong Kong of H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh. For more on Chas. J. Gaupp & Co., see: https://industrialhistoryhk.org/gaupp-company/.

Caption on mount
Illuminations 1 November - Queens Road Looking West –
Caption on photograph
2 / Thomson


Location
Date
Monday 1 November 1869
Photographer
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph
Repository
The National Archives, London