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  • Travelling in Mongolia

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a house in a rural area. A single-storey building with an attic in one section it is made of stone and wood. A structure made of logs is on the right. This was taken while the photographer was travelling in Mongolia. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Semi-underground dwellings for coal miners at Dalainor

    Streets and Places
    Forty to sixty men often lived together. Hot-beds for plague. This photograph shows part of an underground hut for coal miners in Jalainor. It is half-buried in earth. Only the windows, chimney and entrance are visible. This was taken on 11 February 1921. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dr. T N Tang's home, Pingshan, N.T. Hong Kong, 1958

    Personalities · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows four adults and four children outside Dr. T N Tang's home in Pingshan, New Territories. Hong Kong. Dr. Tang's house is a single-storey building. The garden is in the foreground. This was taken in 1958. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Dr. Wu Lien-teh's house, Rangoon Road, Penang, 1936

    Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows three young ladies posing at the entrance of a house owned by Dr. Wu Lien-teh, a Penang-born physician. Two of the ladies are dressed in traditional Chinese costumes while the one in the middle is in Western attire. A signboard bearing Dr. Wu's Chinese name prominently is...
  • Taotai Yamen, Harbin, where Dr Wu Lien-teh stayed during plague times, 1910-1911

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the front view of Taotai Yamen, the house in which Dr. Wu Lien-teh, a Penang-born physician, stayed during plague times (1910-1911) in Harbin. It is a single-storey house. Trees with bare branches line the path leading to the house. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Mongolian hut, 1911

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a Mongolian hut. A bare-footed Mongolian man stands smilingly near the entrance. Title devised by Library staff.