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Peddar Street, Hong Kong. Photograph by John Thomson, 1868/1871.

J. Thomson

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Credit: Peddar Street, Hong Kong. Photograph by John Thomson, 1868/1871. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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Street scene looking south towards the clock-tower, clock indicates 8.15 [am?]. Right foreground, three figures, one wearing a short sword and Sikh turban. To right, waggon inscribed "Wedding & fancy cakes, soda & tiffin biscuit". Jardine, Matheson's office is the building on the right, Dent's office is on the left.

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Bears Thomson's negative number: "36"


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