Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva

Leonard and Veysseyre, portraits

A nice portrait of the architect Alexandre Leonard, in 1931. His confidence and expertise shines through, in this anonymous photograph in Le journal de Shanghai:

And here is Paul Veysseyre, also 1931:

I prefer this glamour shot from 1926, on the page with the luxurious interiors of the recently opened French Club. Big Leonard and small Veysseyre – indicating their proportionate involvement in the design of the building?

Tags: 1930, 1930s, architects, french, leonard, leonard & veysseyre, photo studio, shanghai, veysseyre

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