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The Orient is Hong Kong

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The Orient is Hong Kong (circa 1970)

Unknown photographer

Printed in Hong Kong
Offset printing
88cm x 59cm
circa 1970
Linenbacked. Grade: A, Excellent

Original vintage poster, in an unusual horizontal format, issued circa 1970 by the Hong Kong Tourist Association.


Up until the 1970's, fleets of traditional Chinese sailing junks were a common sight in Hong Kong waters and were widely used as a marketing tool to bring tourists, especially Westerners, to Hong Kong.