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: British Empire & Commonwealth

: Marriott

: 1998/028/1/1/134

: Welcome arch for the Duke of Connaught, Hong Kong

: 1906

: A decorative welcome arch spans a city street in honour of the Duke of Connaught, who visited Hong Kong shortly before a devastating typhoon struck the city on 18 September. Original manuscript caption: High dignitaries in the these Celestial regions must always pass under such arches which indicate high rank. These arches are quite temporary but beautifully set up.

Hong Kong, China

: 1 photograph

: Item

: 1 b/w photograph glued into album

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