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Aquatic sports by British Bluejackets, Hong Kong

The British Bluejackets doing aquatic sports in Hong Kong. 1. A bluejacket playing with a pig which may not always be greased with impunity. 2. Two girls of the crew riding on a small sampan 3. The two bluejackets keep the pig like a duck or halligator. 4. Elevated positions are not always the most enviable. 5. The swimming pig was making for the tail. 6. Pigs were butchered to make a British holiday 7. Bkluejackets participating in the Sculling Race. 8. A native boat used in the race. 9. Two men has the difficulty in rounding the buoy. 10. Other participants and the soldiers watching a man who has his eye on a soft place in the water is lost

Source The Graphic, 1887-12-17
Format 1 print : engraving, black and white ; 40 x 30 cm
Publisher London: Publisher not identified
Year 1887
HKBU Library collection Illustrations from British historical newspapers
Work type Print
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Cite this image as: "Aquatic sports by British Bluejackets, Hong Kong", in Hong Kong Baptist University Library Art Collections, accessed 20/05/2424,

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