British Empire Article


This is a photograph of Canton in the late Nineteenth Century. It was still an important commercial centre in China, but its position would slowly be eclipsed by the expanding Hong Kong. Picture Courtesy of The National Archives

The Acquisition of the New Territories of Hong Kong Article

Armed Forces | Art and Culture | Articles | Biographies | Colonies | Discussion | Glossary | Home | Library | Links | Map Room | Sources and Media | Science and Technology | Search | Student Zone | Timelines | TV and Film

by Stephen