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Folk Art

In 1994, work started on an exhibition entitled 'Kung Hei Fat Choi - Chinese New Year and Pictures' with the aim of collecting prints and woodblocks that celebrate the Chinese New Year. The museum has more than 1,000 Chinese woodblock prints and has acquired a further 2,000 woodblocks of Chinese prints. The collection also includes calendar posters.

Woodblock for 'Wu Jin Pills'

Woodblock for "Wu Jin Pills"
Made in Hong Kong
Early 20th century
15.5 (L) X 17.2 (W) X 1.3 (H) cm

Paper Cut-out Lady
Fu Shu-lan
78 (H) X 108 (W) cm

Paper Cut-out Lady
Original Painting of 'Beauties Playing with Flowers'

Original Painting of "Beauties Playing with Flowers"
Kwan Wai-nung
1920s – 1930s
74.1 (H) X 49.2 (W) cm