Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva
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Over 2,400 historic images of Shanghai mapped on PastVu


Umbrella fountain in the Public Garden on the Bund, 1880s. Image: J. P. Getty Museum.

The latest 100 additions to the Mapping Historic Shanghai project include:

A couple views of the China Inland Mission 中国内地会:


A couple views of the Henry Lester Institute for Medical Research 雷氏德医学研究院, nearby:


Extensive coverage of the Japanese Naval Landing Party Headquarters 日本海军陆战队司令部:


Every view that I could find of the Japanese Buddhist temple Nishi Honganji 西本愿寺上海别院 and its incredible stupa, for the upcoming article about it:


While I was it, I mapped some images of another Japanese sectarian temple, Higashi Honganji 东本愿寺上海别院, and finally started to distinguish between them:


Spent some time in the nineteenth-century Shanghai and mapped some views of the Bund, like this lovely winter image of the Russell & Co.:


Mapped some images of Shanghai during the Cultural Revolution, from a German archive:


Followed the anti-cholera parade of 1931 and mapped some views along its route, like these stores along Tibet Road:


With the help from wonderful 随意, identified this location of the Godly 功德林 vegetarian restaurant...


...and Shanghai Flour Exchange 面粉交易所:


Other additions can be found in the Gallery. There is now a Facebook page where I post highlights from this project: Mapping Old Shanghai.

Link to the map



You can use various base maps: Mapink street map, Google Scheme, Google Satellite or Yandex Satellite (sometimes sharper than Google).

To switch between architectural drawings and photographs, select the icon with the landscape or the photocamera. To open each image in a new window click the icon with the arrow to the right of the landscape icon:


Tags: mapping, pastvu, shanghai
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