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China Aug 1927 Old Real Photo Navy Canteen Weihaiwei Wei Hai Wei Liukungtao 海軍酒保Vintage Old Real Photo Photograph Photographic Card. China, Chinese - Wei Hai Wei Weihaiwei Wei-Hai-Wei, The Royal Navy Canteen of Liukungtao Liu-Kung Toa Tao. Soldiers. Steps. Rickshaw Coolies 威海衛 劉公島 海軍酒保 The Royal Canteen at Weihaiwei. Aug 1927.
Faults: Few minor creases, wear and marks, 8.5cm x 13.2cm
Background: Liugong Island, 劉公島, Liu-kung Tao is a small island located on the northeastern edge of Shandong Peninsula (or Shantung Peninsula), China at the mouth of Weihai Bay. It is known as the "birthplace of China's first modern navy".
威海衛 Weihaiwei, in the north-east of China, was a leased territory of the United Kingdom from 1898 until 1930. The capital was Port Edward. The leased territory covered 288 square miles (750 km2) and included the walled city of Port Edward, bay of Wei-hai-wei, Liu-kung Tao Island and a mainland area of 72 miles (116 km) of coastline running to a depth of 10 miles (16 km) inland.
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