Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva
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This bronze kiosk from exactly 90 years ago...

...tells you something about the "authenticity" of the present-day decor in the Sassoon House:

I am borrowing this photo from Historic Shanghai's Tina Kanagaratnam to illustrate. The pigeon is not the point, obviously.


Tags: 1920s, 1929, 2019, bund, cathay hotel, shanghai, soy chong, then and now
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