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The Making of Modern Hong Kong and China: Contributions of Queen's College Old Boys

25.11.2012 – 9.12.2012

Jointly presented by
Leisure and Cultural Services Department
Queen's College Old Boys' Association
Queen's College
The Department of History, the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Venue
Exhibition Gallery 1-3, Hong Kong Central Library,
66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Free Admission



Introduction
Queen's College, originally named the Central School, is the first government school set up in Hong Kong in 1862. Queen's College has many notable alumni who contributed much to Hong Kong as well as China. They included Sun Yat-sen, Liao Zhongkai, Wang Chonghui, Chow Shouson, Robert Hotung, Ho Kai and Lee Hysan.

To mark the 150th anniversary of Queen's College this year, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Queen's College Old Boys' Association, Queen's College and the Department of History, the Chinese University of Hong Kong jointly present this exhibition to unfold the development of the school and the contributions made by the alumni to both China and Hong Kong.