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Item ID: 207658  

China Aug 1927 Old RP Postcard Navy Canteen Weihaiwei Wei Hai Wei in Winter Snow

Vintage Old Real Photo Photograph Photographic Postcard. China, Chinese - Wei Hai Wei Weihaiwei Wei-Hai-Wei, The Royal Navy Canteen of Liukungtao Liu-Kung Toa Tao. In Winter Snowy. Snowy Landscape. 威海衛 劉公島 海軍酒保 Aug 1927.

Written on back : This is Wei Hai Wei in winter. The China Fleet never see it like this, they go south for the winters, leaving here at the latest early in October each year. Wei Hai Wei Aug 27.

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.


China Aug 1927 Old RP Postcard Navy Canteen Weihaiwei Wei Hai Wei in Winter Snow

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