Retired master printer Lam On, who used to run his own printing press on Aberdeen Street, at the Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre in Shek Kip Mei. Photos: Rachel Cheung

Vanishing Hong Kong crafts: the unique magic of movable type

Peter Lam On witnessed the rise and fall of letterpress printing in his six decades in the trade, and to him it is irreplaceable. Now retired, he’s passing on his skills to a young generation

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Retired master printer Lam On, who used to run his own printing press on Aberdeen Street, at the Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre in Shek Kip Mei. Photos: Rachel Cheung
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