September 12th, 2020

All branches of Shanghai Commercial & Savings Bank (1934)

I love drawings of buildings and storefronts, and this ad of the Shanghai Commercial & Savings Bank 上海银行 from 1934 has ten of them! Besides, there is some curious local knowledge under each drawing – such as Cantonese-speaking personnel in Hongkew branches. Hi-res image is 8 Mb:

[Here is a selection of some branches...]
2. Boundary Road Office

4. Bubbling Well Office, 791 Bubbling Well Road

7. Avenue Joffre Office, 589 Avenue Joffre

Far left in this shot:

8. Boulevard de Montigny Office (Foreign YMCA)