HONG KONG (1969)
David Lam Chun-Fai (1923-2010)
One of four posters by David Lam, issued by the Hong Kong Tourist Association in 1969 and showing a scene in the New Territories. Lam was trained in water colour painting under the guidance of Lee Byng and he blends elements of Chinese and Western style in his landscape paintings.
Original vintage poster issued circa 1970. Photographer unknown. Horizontal format poster issued by the Hong Kong Tourist Association. Up until the 1970â€™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.