Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Bi-s010. Another source notes that approximately 600 people died in this fire on 26 February 1918, at the Happy Valley Race Course, one of the worst fires for loss of life in Hong Kong's history.

Caption on photograph
5 / DERBY DAY CATASTROPHE / HOW & WHEN? / Hong Kong Race Course disaster. 1,000 people killed.


Location
Date
Tuesday 26 February 1918
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph