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The Orient is Hong Kong : British Crown Colony

The first of four posters commissioned by the Hong Kong Tourist Association (HKTA) from renowned Chinese American artist Dong Kingman. Kingman lived in Hong Kong as a child before emigrating to California but he maintained close ties with the city for the rest of his long life. This poster is of Pottinger Street in Central.

Author / Creator 曾景文
Format 1 poster : color ; 89 x 58 cm on cloth board 93 x 63 cm
Publisher Hong Kong Tourist Association
Year 1961
HKBU Library collection Hong Kong Travel Poster Collection
Work type Painting Poster
Keyword(s) Central (Hong Kong) Hawkers Pottinger Street (Hong Kong) Rickshaws Street scenes
Library record View the record in HKBU library catalogue
Copyrighted CC BY-NC 4.0

Cite this image as: 曾景文 Kingman Dong, "The Orient is Hong Kong : British Crown Colony", in Hong Kong Baptist University Library Art Collections, accessed 17/07/2024,

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