Hong Kong in the 50s and 60s

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A collection of rare photos of Hong Kong in the 50s and 60s, including colour photos from National Geographic.

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Hong Kong in the 1950s & 1960s An ever changing world Advance automatically. Created : Aug 2007, London A corner building in Yau Ma Tei near Temple Street. Probably late 60s, painted by Elyse Parkin (English), who arrived in HK in 1962 and taught arts in Hong Kong for many years.

1951 Queens Rd : 

1951 Queens Rd

1954 Causeway Bay : 

1954 Causeway Bay

1955 Central Aerial : 

1955 Central Aerial

50s – 60s Film stars : 

50s – 60s Film stars

1962 Nathan Road : 

1962 Nathan Road

1962 Race Course : 

1962 Race Course

1964 Housing Estate : 

1964 Housing Estate

1964 New Year Fair : 

1964 New Year Fair

1964 Mobile Library : 

1964 Mobile Library

1964 Po lin Chi : 

1964 Po lin Chi

1966 Cross harbour Swim : 

1966 Cross harbour Swim

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1950s 1960s

1966 Aberdeen : 

1966 Aberdeen

1966 Chinese Opera : 

1966 Chinese Opera

1967 Monkok : 

1967 Monkok

1968 Policewoman : 

1968 Policewoman

1968 Swimming pool : 

1968 Swimming pool

1969 Shrine : 

1969 Shrine

1954 Wellington Rd : 

1954 Wellington Rd

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The End Fashionable socialites in the 60s Sources – National Geographic, Hong Kong Annual Report, Old Photographs of Hong Kong by D Cuppleditch and others Created : Aug 2007, London Music - ???, ????

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