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Statue Square, Central [????- ]

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We've been sent this photo of the square in the 1950s, showing the car park Booth mentions, together with the old Bank of China and HSBC buildings.

1950s Statue Square

here's a good shot of statue square in June 1948, still remaining much as Chater envisaged, though not for long. The empty plinths are clear to see

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an imperious Jackson is the sole survivor of Statue Square; and still is to this day. The Japanese have blacked out the inscription. Prince's building is being renovated in the background. March 1947

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