Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva

RAS Journal 2019 and Miss Shanghai beauty pageants

At last, the RAS Journal-2019 is out. It contains my article about the Miss Shanghai beauty pageants in 1929–1949. The issue download is here.

Top image: Portraits of the contestants, taken by leading photo Shanghai studios to promote the pageant in 1933: Jennifer Stenhouse, Laura Chieri (she took the second prize), Ethelwynne Spence, Billie Smith, Margaret Marsh, Itala Chieri, Matilda Chieri, P. A. Montgomery. North-China Sunday News, April 1933

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