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British fleet at Wei-hai-wei [i.e. Weihai], 1908 - 1915

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011B(LS)/226

Scope and Contents

A view looking across towards Weihai Harbour (from Liu-Kung-Tao?) where the battleships of the British China Squadron are at anchor. In the foreground are cultivated fields and small houses. Weihai, ceded to the British in 1898 'for so long a period as Port Arthur remains in the occupation of Russia', was the northern naval base of the British China Squadron, and in fact remained in British hands until 1930.

Dates

  • 1908 - 1915

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN/CUL Y3011B(LS) 226.

General

SG.

Date information

DateText: The dates are approximate..

Finding aid date

2003-04-14 10:14:36+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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