Apr 23 Guided Viewing of the HSBC Archives & Repository and George Chinnery Collection
Guided Viewing of the HSBC Archives & Repository and George Chinnery Collection
Guided Viewing with Thomas Warren & Florence Lo
23 April, 2018
The OCS is delighted to announce an intimate guided viewing of the HSBC Archives and Repository with Thomas Warren and Florence Lo. Attendees will view rare objects, art pieces, virtual galleries and interactive displays during the 90-minute visit, which showcases HSBC and Hong Kong’s eventful history.
After experiencing the Gallery, visitors are then taken ‘behind the scenes’ into the Repository to learn about the inner workings of the archive and see more examples of archival materials and artworks. The core of the art collection held in the HSBC repository comprises of China Trade artworks relating to the South China coast in the nineteenth century. The collection includes sketches, watercolours and oils by European traveling artists including George Chinnery, as well as his Chinese contemporaries, and is one of the most important art collections relating to the region.
Thomas Warren joined the HSBC Archives in Hong Kong in 2009 and is the regional team’s historical expert, responsible for projects leveraging the bank’s heritage assets with a strategic focus on reinforcing HSBC’s purpose and values and driving engagement. He also manages and develops HSBC’s Hong Kong art collection and oversees art management across the Asia Pacific region. Florence Lo is the Community & Education Manager of the HSBC Archives ASP, Global Communications.
This event is offered to a limited number of current members only. Registration is required.
Please note that this event is now fully subscribed and a waiting list is in operation. Expressions of interest can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
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