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Amazing Mid-century Photographs of Hong Kong

  • A day is done, 1957
  • A Hong Kong Memoir by Fan Ho (1)
  • A Hong Kong Memoir by Fan Ho (2)
  • A Hong Kong Memoir by Fan Ho (3)
  • A Sad, Sad Song, 1962
  • Afternoon Chat, 1959
  • Approaching Shadow, 1954
  • As Evening Hurries By, 1955
  • Brief Encounter, 1959
  • Dream of Old Hong Kong, 1957
  • Dreamscape, 1962
  • Flare, 1966
  • Her Study, 1963
  • Hong Kong Midnight, 1958
  • Hong Kong Venice, 1962
  • Life in Shadow, 1955
  • Lines and Forms, 1959
  • Mothers Helper, 1967
  • Pattern, 1956
  • People Crossing, 1957
  • Private, 1960
  • street photography by Fan Ho (1)
  • street photography by Fan Ho (2)
  • street photography by Fan Ho (3)
  • The Market Parade, 1963
  • Village Lane, 1963
  • White Windows, 1962
  • Working Skywards, 1961

Chinese photographer Fan Ho spent the 1950s and 60s taking beautiful photos of street life in Hong Kong. He arrived from Shanghai in 1949 and instantly became fascinated with streets filled with vendors, coolies and rickshaw drivers. His photos were published in his book “Fan Ho: A Hong Kong Memoir“. Check out Fan Ho’s beautiful photographs of 1950s Hong Kong below.

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1. Brief Encounter, 1959

Brief Encounter, 1959

2. Dreamscape, 1962

Dreamscape, 1962

3. Hong Kong Venice, 1962

Hong Kong Venice, 1962

4. Private, 1960

Private, 1960

5. Mothers Helper, 1967

Mothers Helper, 1967

6. People Crossing, 1957

People Crossing, 1957

7. Afternoon Chat, 1959

Afternoon Chat, 1959

8. Pattern, 1956

Pattern, 1956

9. Approaching Shadow, 1954

Approaching Shadow, 1954

10. Lines and Forms, 1959

Lines and Forms, 1959

11. As Evening Hurries By, 1955

As Evening Hurries By, 1955

12. Her Study, 1963

Her Study, 1963

13. Hong Kong Midnight, 1958

Hong Kong Midnight, 1958

14. A day is done, 1957

A day is done, 1957

15. Working Skywards, 1961

Working Skywards, 1961

16. Life in Shadow, 1955

Life in Shadow, 1955

17. Dream of Old Hong Kong, 1957

Dream of Old Hong Kong, 1957

18. Village Lane, 1963

Village Lane, 1963

19. Flare, 1966

Flare, 1966

20. The Market Parade, 1963

The Market Parade, 1963

21. White Windows, 1962

White Windows, 1962

22. A Sad, Sad Song, 1962

A Sad, Sad Song, 1962

23. Unknown name and date

street photography by Fan Ho (1)

24. Unknown name and date

street photography by Fan Ho (2)

25. Unknown name and date

street photography by Fan Ho (3)

26. Unknown name and date

A Hong Kong Memoir by Fan Ho (1)

27. Unknown name and date

A Hong Kong Memoir by Fan Ho (2)

28. Unknown name and date

A Hong Kong Memoir by Fan Ho (3)

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