University Museum and Art Gallery, University of Hong Kong: XIANGGANG ZAOQI LUYOU 1880-1939. Early Hongkong Travel 1880-1939. Hong Kong, 2011. 267, 90 pp. pp. Colour plates throughout. 32x25 cm. Decorative cloth.
Marvellous, large and well-produced catalogue of an exhibition at the Museum and Art Gallery at the University of Hong Kong exploring the golden age of travel in Hong Kong between 1880 and 1939. Illustrated throughout with old black-and-white photographs of hotels, street scenes, views of Hong Kong, hotel interiors, maps, menus, advertisements, decor, decoration and ephemera. Also a number of tipped-in reproductions of newspaper advertisements for hotels and shipping lines. A source of much delight and interest. Near dual texts in Chinese and English.
Subjects: Travel Hong Kong
Available, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 630 in printed List 189.
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