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China Old H Tinted Postcard Chinese Fort Liukungtao Wei Hai Wei Weihaiwei 日清戰爭砲台Vintage Old Colour Hand Tinted Postcard. China, Chinese. British Colony. Wei Hai Wei, Wei-Hai-Wei, Old Chinese Fort Fortress at Liukungtao. Liugong Island. Battery. First Sino-Japanese War. 威海衛 劉公島 日清戰爭(甲午戰爭)當時之蔭形砲台.
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.