Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: NA16-043. 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). 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). According to the ‘History in Pictures’ website of the Hong Kong Public Records Office (https://www.grs.gov.hk/ws/hip/en/port.html), this photograph shows a meeting ‘at Ping Shan between Sir Henry Blake and the gentry and elders of the New Territories communities at which the Governor explained the principles upon which the leased territories would be governed. Sir Henry Blake reading his address to the gentry and elders. Mr. Stewart Lockhart is on his left, with the interpreter facing the camera, Friday 4 August, 1899.’ See NA16-042, NA16-046 and NA16-049.

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Location
Estimated date
1899/08/04
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph
Repository
The National Archives, London