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China Old Hand Tinted Postcard East Village, Wei Hai Wei Liukungtao, WasherwomenVintage Colour Chinese Old Hand Tinted Picture Postcard. China. The East Village at Wei Hai Wei Weihaiwei. View of Liugong Island. Liu-kung Tao. Liukungtao. Street scene. Native Houses. Chinese Washerwomen. Washer Women. Chinaman. Child. Bucket. Ethnic Life. 威海衛 劉公島 東村之景.
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.