University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: NA22-14. From an album in The National Archives referenced as: ‘HONG KONG 9. Work of the Chinese and British Boundary Commissioners delimiting the New Territories, 1898 (CO 1069/452)’. The Sham Chun River is also known as the Shenzhen River (Shenzhen he 深圳河). It served as a natural border between Hong Kong and mainland China. See NA22-12, NA22-13, NA22-15 and NA22-16 (more photographs of the New Territories Boundary Delimitation Commission at work). Crown copyright image reproduced by permission of The National Archives, London, England. The National Archives give no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for purpose of the information provided. This image may be used only for purposes of research, private study or education. Applications for any other use should be made to The National Archives Image Library, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 4DU, UK. Telephone: 020 8392 5225. Fax: 020 8392 5266. Infringement of the above condition may result in legal action.

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The Delimitation Commission at the source of the Sham Chun River.
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