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Image ID15090
TitleThe Hongkong and Shanghai Bank
CollectionVirtual Shanghai
LocationShanghai IS
Year1928
Date1928
Caption in album or on mountThe Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation's magnificent building on The Bund.
Image typeBlack and white photograph
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Note(s)The Hongkong & Shanghai Bank (滙豐銀行 - Huifeng yinhang - HSBC) opened its Shanghai branch in 1865. It moved into its own building, designed by the architect William Kidner, on a site next to the Maritime Customs, in 1875. The modern building was completed in 1923. (Frank King et al., History of the Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, I: 94, 255.
Keyword(s) [en]building ; clock ; car ; rickshaw ; bicycle
Keyword(s) [Chinese]滙豐銀行
Street nameBund
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