Governor William Robinson laying the foundation stone of Victoria Jubilee Hospital, Hong Kong
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: NA20-53. 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. The Victoria Jubilee Hospital was built in commemoration of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. Later renamed as the Victoria Memorial Hospital, then as the Victoria Hospital for Women and Children, it closed in 1947. First on the left: Sir Paul Chater. Third on the left: Governor William Robinson. See NA16-066. 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.
Wednesday 23 June 1897
Black and white photograph
The National Archives, London