An icebox in the 1920s. Photo: Getty Images An icebox in the 1920s. Photo: Getty Images
An icebox in the 1920s. Photo: Getty Images
Jason Wordie
Opinion

Opinion

Then & Now by Jason Wordie

In Hong Kong, the humble refrigerator was once a status symbol

  • Large fridges took pride of place in living rooms across the city and were kept as polished as any piece of heirloom furniture
  • Domestic refrigeration also accelerated cross-cultural dietary change

An icebox in the 1920s. Photo: Getty Images An icebox in the 1920s. Photo: Getty Images
An icebox in the 1920s. Photo: Getty Images
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