A well on Cheung Chau Island, circa1920s to1930s. Photo: Hong Kong Public Libraries

When Hong Kong’s Cheung Chau Island finally got a piped water supply

  • Until 1955, when water started flowing through its taps, the community had to depend on water from wells and that delivered by junks
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A well on Cheung Chau Island, circa1920s to1930s. Photo: Hong Kong Public Libraries
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Vivian Sun puts the finishing touches to one of her lifelike wax sculptures, in 1970. Photo: SCMP

Move over, Madame Tussauds: when a wax museum ‘like no other’ opened in Hong Kong

Hong Kong got its own wax museum when Madame Vivian opened one in Tsim Sha Tsui in the 1970s. ‘Our figures will have movement, and to touch them will be like touching real flesh’, she claimed

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Vivian Sun puts the finishing touches to one of her lifelike wax sculptures, in 1970. Photo: SCMP
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