Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva

Sapajou's vision of the Russian community in 1929

This is a funny project of a "monument to the Russian diaspora" in Shanghai, designed by Sapajou (Georgy Sapojnikov). Evidently, he saw the community as divided, and the tensions had reached the apogee by 1929 :-)

Source: A. Khisamutdinov, Russian Life in Shanghai (in Russian).
Tags: 1920s, russians, sapajou, shanghai

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