February 27th, 2020

Europe, Asia, and Australia - Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints at SMU

Over 200 hi-res photos of China, primarily Manchuria and China Eastern Railway (CER), but also Victor Sassoon's photos of Shanghai and vicinity, at SMU Digital Libraries:




Which nightclub is this? Could it be Vertinsky's Gardenia, popular in summer 1937, exactly when this photo was taken? "There were grey silk draperies everywhere. A circular dance floor in the center was surrounded with dining tables for patrons."