April 12th, 2020

Happy Easter greetings from old Shanghai

1936 – a Happy Easter photo collage by the Russian photography artist Leonid Skvirsky:


1851 – First press mention of Easter festivities in Shanghai:


1927 – Easter Plumes, the cover of the China Press:


1929 – view of the isle of the Holy Trinity Cathedral (now rarely seen by public):


1931 – Easter pageant at the Moore Memorial Church:


1933 – Cover of the North-China Sunday News:


1933 – Easter pageants in the Community Church:




1934 – Easter fashion:


1935 – Racing at Kiangwan over the Easter weekend:




1951 – a secular and practial celebration: