Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva

This day in history – well, almost (1912)

It was around this time in January, in 1912, that the old wall around Shanghai's Chinese City began to be torn down. Here is a photo published in the China Press on January 21, 1912:

Here is another photo of this process:

More about this – in the book Shanghai Old Town: The Walled City.

Tags: 1910s, 1912, city wall, demolition, old town, 老城厢

Posts from This Journal “old town” Tag

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.