Artist / Author / Cartographer:

Servicemen's Guide

Title:

Welcome to Hong Kong-Servicemen's Guides Hong Kong

Date:

c1955

Medium:

lithograph, printed in colour

Size:

37.7 x 53.2 cm

Description:

Welcome to Hong Kong. With compliments of Servicemen's Guides. Sponsored by the American Community of Hong Kong

Vintage guide map of Hong Kong, printed for American servicemen in 1955.

The sheet has two plans: Hong Kong, the harbour and Kowloon.; and an inset detail street plan of the Central district.

The map shows churches and a synagogue, as well as general information and a shopping guide on the verso.

One of the earliest states of this plan and guide for U.S. sailors and soldiers to Hong Kong which, although not dated, would be revised and updated and published over the following few years.

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Item Code:

MA8205

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