A tree planted by W. Drew (C.M. of Boilermakers), Hong Kong

A tree planted by W. Drew (C.M. of Boilermakers), Hong Kong

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: JC-s286. The plaque reads: 'THIS TREE WAS PLANTED BY W. DREW C.M.OF BOILERMAKERS WHO WORTHILY UPHELD THE NOBLE TRADITION OF HIS CRAFT WITH TACT AND SOBRIETY FOR 12 YEARS IN HONG KONG / 13 . 6 . 1921'. Boilermakers, H.M Naval Yard, Hong Kong. The story behind this is not known - it may be humourous?

Location

Hong Kong

Date

1921

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph