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Honorific Boards
21-MAR-2009

Honorific Boards

Kwong Wah Hospital, Hong Kong view map

The honorific boards hung in the main hall of Kwong Wah Hospital
were given by local charity bodies and merchants
to show their appreciation for the excellent and charitable services offered by the hospital.

The history of the hospital can be traced back to 1911.
It was a Chinese medicine hospital
that offered free of charge medical services to the grass roots.
These traditions continue today
but the hospital has been offering both Chinese and Western medicine.

The main hall was constructed in traditional Chinese style
with sloping tile roof, wooden beams and columns.

Posted on 31 March 2009
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Dan Greenberg02-Jul-2010 04:15
Wow!! This is stunning! Brilliantly done and super attractive. Your images never fail to impress and excite me. ~BV~
Alain Boussac08-Apr-2009 13:11
Nice POV, colors and light. V.
2004 05-Apr-2009 06:27
very nice shot !
meekam tam01-Apr-2009 23:15
Hi CM, A very well composed and resourceful photo! It is such a waste not to have these beautiful boards displayed in a more spacious place. V
Simon Chandler01-Apr-2009 19:08
Excellent composition and pov. Great exposure with rich tone. Great info. v
ac01-Apr-2009 15:54
Very nice, good work.
shatterbug01-Apr-2009 06:30
Great graphic image with terrific colors and details!
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography31-Mar-2009 21:45
Very nice capture, interesting and well seen, V.
bill friedlander31-Mar-2009 20:25
Very sharp and colorful. Interesting how the characters come in different colors and sizes, and go up and down and sideways. V
DL 31-Mar-2009 14:48
Wow, great colours and excellent shot!
Christian Frisquet31-Mar-2009 14:42
Well done, colorful picture and excellent framing ! vVv