Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva
avezink

I'll just leave it here...



"This massive cake, over six feet high, was made by Mr. Jean Lubeck, of Marcel's, Avenue Joffre, for the July 14 celebrations. It is surmounted by a statue of Marshal Foch."
Image: North-China Sunday News Magazine Supplement (18 July 1937).

Somehow I am having hard time imagining this cake as being over 6 feet (1.80 m) high. The perspective distortion makes it look more like 6 inches high. I wish Mr. Lubeck had posed next to his confection for scale.

Tags: 1930s, 1937, avenue joffre, bastille day, commerce, food, french concession, shanghai
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