Photograph captioned 'Dining Room, Commissioner's House, Macao (Lappa)'

Material Information

Photograph captioned 'Dining Room, Commissioner's House, Macao (Lappa)'
Series Title:
Papers of Reginald Follett Codrington Hedgeland
Alternate Title:
Dining Room, Commissioners House, Macao (Lappa)
Nation-Dixon, M. L., Mrs.
Publication Date:
1 item


Subjects / Keywords:
-- Photographs
Customhouses -- Photographs ( LCSH )
亞洲 -- 澳門 -- 麗華區
亚洲 -- 澳门 -- 丽华区
Ásia -- Macau -- Lapa, Distrito da
Spatial Coverage:
Asia -- Macau -- Lappa District
22.19312 x 113.554385


The photograph shows R.F.C. Hedgeland, Mrs Wilzer, and a servant. ( en )
General Note:
Another print of this photograph can be found at PP MS 82/2/2/018.
General Note:
Reginald Follett Codrington Hedgeland was born in Exeter, Devon on December 18th 1874. He was educated at St Paul's School London and at Pembroke College, Oxford. After graduating in 1897 he joined the Chinese Maritime Customs Service in May 1898 and was posted to Kiungchang. He then went on to serve at Nanking, Tientsin, Lappa, Kowloon, Swatow and Nanning, of which latter port he was in charge for six years. He became Deputy Commissioner in 1917 and in April 1921 he was appointed Commissioner. On returning from leave in 1923 he was given charge of Aigun on the Amur river in Manchuria. He was subsequently in charge of Swatow and Canton, and retired in April 1930 while Commissioner at Hankow. He had a fluent command of Chinese, both of Mandarin and Cantonese and held the Order of the Chia Ho, 4th and 3rd Class, and 3rd Class with Brilliants; the 3rd Class of the Order of Wên Hu; and the Ordre Royal des Millions d'Élephants et du Parasol Blanc de Luang Prabang, France.
General Note: [name authority] : Macau : URI
General Note:
When this image was taken Macau was administratived by Portugal and was spelled Macao
General Note:
In Portuguese, the Lappa or Lapa District takes its name from the Lapa area of Lisbon, Portugal. In Chinese, however, the District (Lihua) takes its name from the Empress Yin Lihua, an Empress of the Eastern Han Dynasty, renowned for her beauty.
General Note:
To order this photograph from physical storage, please reference: "PP MS 82 Box 3" and "PP MS 82/2/1/211"
General Note:
Donated by Mrs Nation Dixon in 2002; 2013

Record Information

Source Institution:
SOAS University of London
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
PP MS 82/2/1/211 ( SOAS Archives reference number )
He01-211 ( Historical Photographs of China identifier )