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Hong Kong - A Century of Change 12 - 30 May, 2009
Cocktail reception will be held at our 9 Queen's Road gallery space on 12 May, 6-9pm.
This exhibition showcases 100 years of the growth and development of Hong Kong, through a fascinating collection of early photographs, maps and prints. It graphically displays the development of the city from its early days in the 1860's through to the period of rapid growth in the 1950's and 1960's.

Four part panoramic view of Hong Kong Island

Four part panoramic view of Central and Hong Kong harbour.

Queen's Building at the New Praya reclamation Ground, Central

The six storey Hong Kong Hotel on Praya Central

View looking up Pedder Street towards the Clock Tower on Queen's Road

View taken from Pedder Wharf showing Praya Central from City Hall to the Hong Kong Hotel

View looking south from Pedder Wharf to Pedder Street

The Hong Kong Hotel on the Corner of Praya Central and Pedder Street

The Praya, Hong Kong with the HSBC Building towards the left

View from Kennedy Road looking towards Robinson Road and the Botanical Gardens

Early view of the Praya Central from the Plaza near City Hall

Queen's Road West, Hong Kong

Looking down Peel Street, Hong Kong
Unknown Photographer

View of Happy Valley Looking South over the Trees

View of Happy Valley Racecourse taken looking South from Morrison Hill

View of Happy Valley on Race Day

View of Happy Valley looking North with the Harbour in the Distance

View over the cricket grounds towards City Hall and St. John's Cathedral, Hong Kong

Government House, Hong Kong

Tai Tam Reservoir
Unknown Photographer

View of the Praya Central
Unknown photographer

Sampans and Fishing Boats at Shau Kei Wan
Unknown photographer

Aberdeen Harbour

Collection of Kai Tak Photographs, 1931-1936

Queen's Road Central

Street market at Chinese New Year

Wyndham Street

Ladder Street, Hong Kong

The Courts of Justice and the HSBC building, Hong Kong

Entrance to Peddar Street, showing the Post Office and Union and Gloucester Buildings, Hong Kong

Golf Club at Deep Water Bay

Macao to Pedro Blanco including Hong Kong

Macao to Pedro Blanco including Hong Kong

Approaches to Hong Kong

Hong Kong Harbour

Hong Kong Naval Yard - Proposed Dockyard Extension

Hong Kong

Plan of the City of Victoria, Hong Kong

Map of Hong Kong

Map of Hong Kong

Die Insel Hong Kong and Karte der Diebesinseln

Denny's Treaty Ports of China and Japan

Macao to Canton

Hong Kong to Mirs Bay

Tai Tam Wan

Map of Victoria (Hong Kong) and Singapore

Hong Kong Harbour Foreshore

Hong-Kong, Kowloon and Adjacent Territories

West Victoria

East Victoria

Port Shelter

Hong Kong and The Lema Islands

Repulse Bay

Tai Tam Bay


Kowloon & Victoria

Sai Kung

Victoria & Kowloon

Hong Kong and the New Territories

Hong Kong Island

Central District- Hong Kong

Map of Hong Kong, Kowloon and New Territories

Hong Kong Tramway Map

Sun Sun's Concise Map of Hong Kong and The New Territories

Hong Kong and the New Territories

A Comprehensive Map of Kwangtung Province

Hong-Kong, Kau-Lung and Adjacent Territories

Europe in China - The History of Hong Kong from the Beginning to the Year 1882

The Hong Kong Almanack and Directory for 1846, with an Appendix

A History of Hong Kong

A Record of the Actions of the Hong Kong Volunteer Defence Corps in the Battle for Hong Kong - December, 1941

Jesuits under Fire in the Siege of Hong Kong, 1941

Hong Kong Holiday

Hong Kong Eclipse

We Shall Win! British Imperialism in Hong Kong will be Defeated!

Airport of the Nine Dragons, Kai Tak, Kowloon � A Story of Hong Kong Aviation
Charles (Chic) Eather

The Development of Hong Kong and Kowloon as Told in Maps

Urban Land-Use in Hong Kong & Kowloon, Part 1 Tsim-Sha-Tsui District

Report on the Settlement of Buildings in the Mong Kok District of Kowloon, Hong Kong

Twelve Sketches of Hong Kong & Vicinity

Through Hong Kong with a Camera

Picturesque Hongkong

This is Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Gift Book

Hong Kong Commerce, Industry, Finance.

The Opium Clippers

Wayfoong - The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation; A Study of East Asia�s Transformation, Political, Financial and Economic, during the last hundred years


The Senior John Samuel Swire 1825-98 � Management in Far Eastern Shipping Trades
MARRINER, S. & Hyde, F.E.

Fifty Years of Shipbuilding and Repairing in the Far East

A History of the Inchcape Group

A Mountain of Light: The Story of the Hongkong Electric Company

The Thistle and the Jade

House of Dodwell: A Century of Achievement 1858 – 1958

Proposed New Roman Catholic Cathedral in Hong Kong

Panorama of the Town of Victoria, Hong Kong

The Race Course at Happy Valley

Hong Kong Hotel

Peninsula Hotel

L3108 Repulse Bay Hotel

Peak Hotel

Shopping and Sightseeing in Hong Kong

Peninsula Hotel – Service Information

The Hongkong Cookery Book