Queen's Road Central, decorated to celebrate Queen Victoria's Jubilee, Hong Kong
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: NA20-50. From a book in The National Archives referenced as: ‘HONG KONG 7A. 'Sixty Diamond Jubilee Pictures of Hong Kong', 1897 (CO 1069/450)’. The author and publisher of 'Sixty Diamond Jubilee Pictures of Hong Kong' '1837 1897' was Robert Crisp Hurley; the photographers are not named. Shop signs: W. Powell & Co. 寶路公司; TAK CHEONG TAILORS; TAK CHEONG TAILORS OUTFITTERS NO. 50[...]52. According to 'The Industrial History of Hong Kong Group' website, William Powell Company, founded in 1884, was 'the leading tailor of its time' in Hong Kong. This photograph was taken around the time of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, commemorated in June 1897. 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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