HONG KONG An album of approximately 155 images compiled by a (later) Major Fitzroy, Royal Artillery, recording service in Hong Kong, the typhoon of 1906 and visits to Peking
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HONG KONG An album of approximately 155 images compiled by a (later) Major Fitzroy, Royal Artillery, recording service in Hong Kong, the typhoon of 1906 and visits to Peking
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HONG KONG
An album of approximately 155 images compiled by a (later) Major Fitzroy, Royal Artillery, recording service in Hong Kong, the typhoon of 1906 and visits to Peking, gelatin silver prints, images 75 x 100mm. or larger, green cloth, oblong small folio, 1906-1914

Footnotes

  • Includes: installation of the three huge 9.2 inch guns on Mount Davis in 1909-1910 (16); Peking 1908 and 1914 (19); 1906 Typhoon (18, mostly wrecks including the gunboat HMS Phoenix and Star Ferry 'Northern Star'); burnt out wreck of the Canton river steamer 'Hankow' (2, 'burnt by Rebels. October 1906'); others including many views of Hong Kong c.1914 and scenes of typhoon damage onshore (Shaukiwan, view from Lyemun Barracks, Stonecutters island etc.).
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