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大澳


大澳,在大嶼山的西北角,曾是「海南柵鹽場」。清初為了防止鄉民支援鄭成功,沿海居民受到遷徒。到1683年,鄉民陸續遷回,大部份以捕魚及以海水曬鹽為業。鄉民聚居大涌 (涌,廣東指河汊而言)兩邊,以竹及木板搭建蓬屋高出水面,稱為棚、或叫做漁棚,不受潮水影響。居民以小艇作交通工具。其後,外地遷入的人口增多,成為香港的第二大漁港。沿涌畔主要街道,北岸是吉慶街,南岸是永安街及太平街。兩岸往來全靠涌上的「橫水渡」(即渡艇),不用槳、篙,係由船伕攀援連貫兩岸的繩索來移動渡艇的。到今天不知道是否仍是如此。大澳產鹽,又是漁港,所以鹹魚和蝦醬等製品十分出名。

Author / Creator 麥烽
Format 1 photograph : black and white ; 24 x 19 cm
Year Unknown
Language Chinese
HKBU Library collection Hong Kong Documentary Photos
Work type Photograph
Subject(s) Architectural subjects and cityscapes
Keyword(s) Fishing boats Tai O (Hong Kong)
https://bcc.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/artcollection/779-026
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Cite this image as: 麥烽, "大澳", in Hong Kong Baptist University Library Art Collections, accessed 22/05/2024, https://bcc.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/artcollection/779-026.

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