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Statue of H.M. King George VI for Hong Kong, 1946-12-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/528

Scope and Contents

View of the full-length statue of King George VI. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Commissioned in 1939 to be erected to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the colony, but, owing to the war it was not completed in bronze until September, 1946'.


  • Creation: 1946-12-11


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.



Date information

DateText: The caption on the reverse dates the photograph..


Sport and General Press Agency

Finding aid date

2003-11-27 10:07:31+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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