Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva

Municipal councillor's dream (1925)

Any good bureaucrat can relate! The municipal coffers are full and locked; new capacious trams move passengers along well-organized streets; Shanghai Grand Opera theatre has been built, rows of trees planted, a replica of the Eiffel Tower is looming on the horizon. Thankful citizens have erected the administrator a shiny new statue... In the "biting reality," however, the "expenses cat" is about to outrun and smother the "income mouse."

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Tags: 1920s, 1925, cartoons, international settlement, russians, shanghai

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