Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: NA16-007. Image from an album in The National Archives referenced as ‘HONG KONG 3. Views of Hong Kong from the 1860s to the 1920s' (CO 1069-446). Photograph by John Thomson. The lanterns and decorations were to celebrate the visit to Hong Kong of H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh. Signs on the right, from top to bottom: 聫昌生油 [Lian chang sheng you = Lian cheng peanut oil]; 聫昌美酒 [Lian chang mei jiu = Lian chang good wine]. See NA14-68 and NA16-003.

Caption on mount
The Arch - Parsee Illuminations - Lyndhurst Terrace.
Caption on photograph
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Location
Date
November 1869
Photographer
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph
Repository
The National Archives, London