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With no apologies for Victorian racial stereotyping, the doggerel verse at the bottom of the card reads:
"To Topside Hill from where my stand
My look see plenty Hong so new
My neva have see place mo gland
And neva talke thing mo true
My look the roads, the ship, the tree
And thinkee my no place have see
So nice Hong Kong"
The paint palette on the left has written on it, "A happy new year to you".
On the reverse is a handwritten message: <Read more ...>