Tiger Balm Garden 1957.jpg | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Tiger Balm Garden 1957.jpg

Tiger Balm Garden 1957.jpg
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Tableau showing the three famous deities that are commonly seen on temples, ancestral shrines, shops and takeaways, and in almost every Chinese home. Left: FUK (Fuxing) - considered the god of good fortune, he is generally depicted as a scholar, holding a scroll and often a child, or surrounded by children. Middle: Luk (Luxing) - seen as representing prosperity, rank and influence and usually depicted in the dress of a mandarin. Right: Sau (Shauxing) - recognised by his high, domed forehead and the peach which he carries as a symbol of immortality. Seen as the god of long-life and generally depicted as smiling and friendly.
Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Tuesday, January 1, 1957
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