Image: Liu Chang for Sixth Tone.
I met Mr. Wu in 2013, and now I was happy to know his story.
Link to the article in Chinese: 俄中关系溯源：老上海的俄罗斯餐厅 Kavkaz restaurant on Avenue Joffre. Image: Jack Birns for LIFE, 1949.
Costumed characters roaming the streets of the French Concession on Bastille Day in 1928: Image: Le journal de Shanghai, July 22, 1928.