Godowns in Hong Kong – Images

HF: Our recent article Godown – meaning and origin of the term, linked below, had me tracking down photographs of godowns in Hong Kong, which I show below. If anyone comes across the many I have probably missed please send them in and I will add them to the collection.

The most recent image and info is of Kowloon Godowns, added on 14th September 2022.

Holts Wharf Gowdowns Hong Kong, Source Historical Photographs Of China, Swire G. Warren Collection C1911 1912

Holts Wharf Godowns Hong Kong, Source: Historical Photographs of China, Swire G. Warren collection, 1911-1912

Hong Kong And Kowloon Wharf And Godown Company 1908 Source Twentieth Century Impressions Of Hongkong, Shanghai And Other Treaty Ports Of China

Hong Kong and Kowloon Wharf and Godown Company 1908, Source: Twentieth Century Impressions of Hongkong, Shanghai and other Treaty Ports of China

Kowloon Godowns Source Gwulo

Kowloon Godowns. Source: image contributed by Klaus [Liphard?) on Gwulo.com

The Gowdowns were completed on approximately 1st January 1904 and closed/demolished around 1st January 1920.

Maykong Godown, Maya Silk Mills (HK) Ltd

Maykong Godown, Maya Silk Mills (HK) Ltd Source: hongkongthrumyeyes.com, 27th April 2013

A Gowdown On Hong Kong Waterfront

An (unnamed/undated) Godown on Hong Kong Waterfront Courtesy: asianreviewofbooks.com

Yuen Yuen Godown Hong Kong, Source Historical Photographs Of China, Swire G. Warren Collection

Yuen Yuen Godowns Hong Kong, Source: Historical Photographs of China, Swire G. Warren collection c1906-1907

This article was first posted on 28th March 2022.

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