Old photos of Hong Kong show the historic events that made it the city it is today

//Old photos of Hong Kong show the historic events that made it the city it is today

Old photos of Hong Kong show the historic events that made it the city it is today

An online exhibition of photographs spanning 140 years of Hong Kong’s history as a British colony has just been launched by the University of Hong Kong.These historic images have been selected from the thousands the university acquired last year from photojournalist Frank Fischbeck, a treasure trove of visual records since the 1860s of such events as the Japanese occupation during World War II, the 1967 riots and Britain’s handover of the city to China in 1997.About a third of the photographs…

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