University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ba06-100. The caption in the album is wrong - this photograph was taken in Hong Kong. The first building on the left is Jardine House (Jardine, Matheson & Co) - a building which was demolished in 1907. Painted advertisements: SMOKE SHEE[...] CIGARETTES / PUREST AND BEST; TRY HEINZ APPLE BUTTER; HEINZ 57 GOOD THINGS; THE MUTUAL STORES.
Building under construction, Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong
Black and white photograph