Businessman Cheung Yan-lung with his two wives at Kai Tak Airport, 1968. Pictures: SCMP

From the archives: how Hong Kong ended the concubine system (very slowly)

First proposed by the Hongkong Council of Women in 1843, the taking of a second wife was finally outlawed 128 years later, in 1971

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Businessman Cheung Yan-lung with his two wives at Kai Tak Airport, 1968. Pictures: SCMP
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