Some cool advertising in business, images:
Produce & Wares From Shops Along The Sides Of A Typical Backstreet, Western District, Hong Kong Island [c1946] Hedda Morrison [RESTORED]
Image by ralphrepo
Entitled: Produce & Wares From Shops Along The Sides Of A Typical Backstreet, Western District, Hong Kong Island [c1946] H Morrison [RESTORED] Minor spotting, contrast and tonal adjustments, with a final sepia.
Hedda Morrison was a tremendous resource for images from the latter part of the Republican China years, photographing extensively with a 2 1/4 Rolleiflex Twin Lens (my personal roll film favorite) during her 13 year stay in China (from 1933 – 1946). Coincidentally, she then married into the family of and bears the name of another very famous China photographer; she married George Ernest Morrison’s son, Alastair in 1946. Besides photography in China, she was also known for a large body of image work in Malaysia and Australia (where she died in 1991). Her husband, generously donated her life’s work, divided between Harvard University and Australia’s Power House Museum of Science & Design.
This image was found on Harvard University’s VIA (Visual Information Access) Search Engine under Record Identifier olvwork351358. A notation with the image states:
"Signs advertise printers, rubber stamp makers and business stationery suppliers."