Photograph captioned 'West River Rapids'

Material Information

Photograph captioned 'West River Rapids'
Series Title:
Papers of Reginald Follett Codrington Hedgeland
Alternate Title:
West River rapids
Nation-Dixon, M. L., Mrs.
Publication Date:
1 item


Subjects / Keywords:
Rapids -- Photographs ( LCSH )
急流 -- 照片
亞洲 -- 中國 -- 廣西壯族自治區 -- 南寧市 -- 邕江
亚洲 -- 中国 -- 广西壮族自治区 -- 南宁市 -- 邕江
Spatial Coverage:
Asia -- China -- Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region -- Nanning -- West River
22.81667 x 108.31667


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] : Nanning : URI
General Note:
Guangxi was previously Romanised as Kwangsi
General Note:
To order this photograph from physical storage, please reference: "PP MS 82 Box 3" and "PP MS 82/2/2/111"
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 82/2/2/111 ( SOAS Archives reference number )
He03-110 ( Historical Photographs of China identifier )