Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection


Lawrence Kadoorie was an avid photographer. Here is a precious collection of photos he took in different locations in Hong Kong in the 1950s.

Central early 1950s, old Queen’s Pier pulled down in 1955
Central early 1950s, old Queen’s Pier pulled down in 1955
On board a Star Ferry, 1950s
On board a Star Ferry, 1950s
On board a Star Ferry, 1950s
HK harbour 1950s
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
On board a Star Ferry, 1950s
On board a Star Ferry, 1950s
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Yau Ma Tei (Reclamation Street/Gangsu Street)
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Yau Ma Tei (Reclamation Street/Gangsu Street)
Yau Ma Tei (Reclamation Street/Gangsu Street)
Yau Ma Tei (Reclamation Street/Gangsu Street)
Yau Ma Tei (Reclamation Street/Gangsu Street)
Yau Ma Tei (Reclamation Street/Gangsu Street)
Yau Ma Tei (Reclamation Street/Gangsu Street)
Yau Ma Tei (Reclamation Street/Gangsu Street)
Kat Hing Wai, N.T.
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Kat Hing Wai, N.T.
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Yau Ma Tei
Yau Ma Tei (near Tin Hau Temple)
Yau Ma Tei
Yau Ma Tei
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Tai Po (Yuen Chau Chai/Sam Mun Chai)
Tai Po (Yuen Chau Chai/Sam Mun Chai)
Tai Po (Yuen Chau Chai/Sam Mun Chai)
Tai Po (Yuen Chau Chai/Sam Mun Chai)
Tai Po (Yuen Chau Chai/Sam Mun Chai)
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Near Castle Peak Bay
Near Castle Peak Bay
Near Castle Peak Bay
Near Castle Peak Bay
Near Castle Peak Bay
Near Castle Peak Bay
Near Castle Peak Bay
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Alexandra House, Central
Ice House Street (horizontal) with 9 Queen’s Road Central on the left
Castle Peak Road
Castle Peak Road
Castle Peak Road
Public housing in the mid-1970s
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Yau Ma Tei ferry in the 1950s
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Alexandra House (left), Gloucester Building (right)
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Central C.1959-1960
Central C.1959-1960
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Central C.1963
Central C.1965 (tail of bus)
Central C.1965 (tail of bus)
General HK 1950s
General HK 1950s
General HK 1950s
General HK 1950s
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Construction of new St. George’s C.1955
Reopening of enlarged Kai Tak, 1958
Reopening of enlarged Kai Tak, 1958
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Yau Ma Tei
Mongkok in the 1950s with Sun Wah Theatre in the background, theatre pulled down in 1957
Alexander House C.1953 with post office in background
Ice House Street, Central early 1950s
Ice House Street, Central early 1950s
147 Argyle Street and Kadoorie Hill
Aviation
CLP
CLP (1900s-1930s)
CLP (1940s-1950s)
CLP (1960s-1970s)
CLP (1980s-Present)
Hong Kong Society
Hong Kong Society (additional)
HSH (Vol 1-3)
HSH (Vol 1-3) - Other HSH Hotels
Jewish Immigrants
Kadoorie Farm
Lord Kadoorie’s Photography Collection
Peak Tramways
Peak Tramways (1880s-1910s)
Peak Tramways (1920s-1940s)
Peak Tramways (1950s-today)
Peak Tramways - Peak Tower
Peak Tramways - Terminus and Stations
Peak Tramways - The Peak
Peninsula Hotel (1920s-1930s)
Peninsula Hotel (1940s WWII and Post War)
Peninsula Hotel (1950s-1960s)
Peninsula Hotel (1970s-1980s)
Peninsula Hotel (1990s-present)
Repulse Bay Hotel
Tai Lam Chung Reservoir
Tai Ping Carpets