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Dupuig C.

Updated March 18, 2015

C. Dupuig, tailor and clothier, was listed as a resident of Hong Kong in 1845. Wellington Street was listed as his address in 1845.

Dupuig placed the following circular in the December 6, 1845 issue of Friend of China and Hongkong Gazette. [a similar circular might have been placed by him on earlier dates.]
Mons. C. Dupuig.
Taylor and Draper From Paris.

Begs most respectfully to inform the Gentry and the Public that he has Removed his Establishment from Macao to Hongkong where he Intends conducting his Business in all its branches and trusts by strict attention, to merit a share of the Public patronage which he has for this last two years received.

Mons. C. Dupuig also begs to state that he intends to keep on hand a variety of Clothes suitable for the climate, likewise a selection of Drills and fancy Jeans for Coats etc. etc.; also an assortment of Buffs, Vallencias, Silks, Satins and Fancy Velvets for Vests of the newest style and fashion.

Mons. C. Dupuig has a small assortment of Gents Kidd, Silk, and other Gloves, Elastic Braces, Satin Cravats, Stocks etc. etc. etc. all the above articles are of the best description that could be procured in the Colony. Gentlemen can depend on having their Clothes made in the first style of fashion and elegance.

Address to Mons. C. Dupuig, Taylor & Draper, Wellington St., one door from Graham St. Victoria, Hongkong, 30th May, 1845

Selected Bibliography: Tarrent, William, The Hong Kong Almanack and Directory for the Year 1846, 1848, 1850, Hong Kong: China Mail, resp. 1846, 1848 and 1850.


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