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Mon, 21 Aug

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G/F & 2/F Exhibition Area

Formation of Future: Photographic Formats of Frank Fischbeck Collection

In celebration of the University of Hong Kong Libraries’ 111th Anniversary, we proudly present one of our largest photographic collections — the Frank Fischbeck Collection.

Date & Time

21 Aug 2023, 9:00 am – 27 Sept 2023, 8:30 pm

G/F & 2/F Exhibition Area, Main, Library Building, Pok Fu Lam Rd, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong

About

In celebration of the University of Hong Kong Libraries’ 111th Anniversary, we proudly present one of our largest photographic collections — Frank Fischbeck Collection. It is comprised of around 24,000 historic images of Hong Kong, Asia, and other parts of the world. Acquired by the University Libraries in 2019 with funding from charitable foundations, the Frank Fischbeck Collection showcases a wide variety of photographic formats and a rich array of social topics with a large time span dating from 1860 to the early 2000s.

21 Aug - 27 Sep, G/F, Main Library, HKU

  • Made in HK: A Story of a Hong Kong Made Camera

28 Aug / 02 Sep / 09 Sep, 2/F, Exhibition Area, Main Library, HKU

09:30 - 17:30

  • Exploring Photographic Formats
  • Identifying Photography Processes

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