A customs outpost on the boundary between Chinese and British territory, Kowloon, Hong Kong
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: NA23-19. See NA23-17. From a set of photographs in The National Archives entitled: ‘HONG KONG 10. Photographs of Kowloon and other parts of the New Territories; an enclosure to the report by Stewart Lockhart on the extension of the Colony of Hong Kong, October 1898. (CO 1069/453)’. The present day Boundary Street marks the line of the boundary between the southern part of Kowloon (ceded to Britain in 1860) and the northern part of Kowloon (which remained part of China until leased to Britain from 1898 to 1997). See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boundary_Street. Crown copyright image reproduced by permission of The National Archives, London, England. The National Archives give no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for purpose of the information provided. This image may be used only for purposes of research, private study or education. Applications for any other use should be made to The National Archives Image Library, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 4DU, UK. Telephone: 020 8392 5225. Fax: 020 8392 5266. Infringement of the above condition may result in legal action.
Black and white photograph
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