March 27th, 2020

USS Estes photo archive

The USS Estes web archive – archaic in itself – has some gorgeous photographs and postcards of Shanghai in hi-res. Take this detailed view of the French Bund, around the year 1937:


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Or this fabulous view of Avenue Edward VII (now elevated Yan'an Road), taken from the Great World, it seems (also 1937):


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See my other posts about useful photo archives here.