Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva
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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
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