Notes

University of Bristol – Historical Photographs of China reference number: HR01-064.  The Lung Tsun Pavilion was at the end of the Lung Tsun Stone Bridge.  The pavilion was used by the local elders to greet new officials to the yamen (Chinese court) in Kowloon City, and it was also called the Pavilion for Greeting Officials. The pavilion measured 8 metres long and 7 metres wide, its height was about 8 metres. A stone lintel of 1873, inscribed with two large Chinese characters (龍 津 Lung Tsun), was placed in the main entrance of the pavilion. Some scant remains of the Lung Tsun Pavilion lie within the grounds of the former Kai Tak Airport.  Source: Peter Chan.

Caption on mount
Landing Place OLD KOWLOON


Location
Estimated date
1910-1913
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph
Repository
Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library, University of London