How the Chinese-American Photographer’s Photos of Hong Kong Celebrate Its Past and One Portrait Serves as Quite a Status Marker

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The old Hong Kong government annual report yields more than the long-dead official figures; These volumes provide fascinating glimpses of creative activists whose various endeavors are often unjustly forgotten. One such person was the Chinese-American photographer Francis Wu, who, along with his wife Daisy, was among Hong Kong’s more prolific photographers from the 1930s to the 70s. Several provocative Hong Kong photographs of Wu appear in these reports, and they form the signature plateā€¦.

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