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Audio Guide for Recreating a Classic: The Best Features of
The Hong Kong Story

 

 

Section 1: Prehistoric Hong Kong and the Dynasties

1.

 Stone Net Weight

 
2. 

Double-shouldered Stepped 
Stone Adze

 
3.

Painted Pottery Basin with Incised
Design and Perforated Footring


 
4. 

Stone Ornaments

 
5. 

Textile Fragment

 
6. 

Bronze Dagger with Human Mask
Design and Bow-shaped Guard


 
7. 

Pottery Model of a House

 
8. 

Pottery tan Funerary Jar

 
9. 

Blue-and-white Bowl Decorated
with a Civil Official


 


Section 2: Folk Culture in Hong Kong

10. 

Costumes of the four ethnic groups

 
11. 

Making Salted Fish

 
12. 

Silver Tripod

 
13. 

Traditional Wedding Costumes

 
14. 

Hoklo dragon-boat dance

 


Section 3: Cession and the Early Growth of Hong Kong

15. 

Treaty of Nanking (replica)

 
16. 

Convention of Peking (replica)

 
17. 

Convention Respecting an
Extension of the Hong Kong
Territory (replica)

 
18.

Public Notice of early Hong Kong

 
19. 

Night pass issued by the Hong Kong government, 1881 (replica)

 
20. 

Sun Yat-sen's letter dated
11 February 1910

 
21. 

Tsun Wan Yat Po dated
3 May 1919

 
22. 

Rickshaw

 
23. 

Trade Regulations of
Nam Pak Hong Guild

 
24. 

Hong Kong $25 banknote issued
by the Oriental Bank in 1879

 
25. 

Opium container bearing the label of the "Hong Kong Government Opium"

 
26. 

The Yellow Dragon, school magazine
of Queen's College

 


Section 4: The Japanese Occupation

27. 

Artist impression of the Japanese
war memorial

 
28. 

Military notes savings book issued by the Yokohama Specie Bank,
Hong Kong Branch

 
29. 

Application by the Hong Kong Soya Bean Products Company to resume operation

 
30. 

Hand-drawn cartoons of a
prisoner-of-war

 
31. 

Wooden plaque of "Governor's Office of the Captured Territory of Hong Kong"

 
32. 

Ceremony of Japanese surrender
in Hong Kong

 


Section 5: Modern Metropolis and Return to the Motherland

33. 

Hong Kong Leung So Kee
Umbrella Factory

 
34. 

Postcard featuring Aberdeen
Fishing Village of the 1970s

 
35. 

Hong Kong $1 note issued in 1949

 
36. 

Bullion Group Member Certificate
issued in 1947

 
37. 

Jumbo Teapot of Wong Lo Kat
Herbal Tea 

 
38. 

Entries of Regional Flag and Emblem for the Prospective Hong Kong Special Administrative Region