Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva
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Porte Montauban receives its name plaque (1861)

"Over the porch of the new gate of the city, constructed by the French, a large stone tablet has been inserted, with the designation of "Porte Montauban." (NCH, 27 April 1861)




Image: Getty Research Institute, via Virtual Shanghai.

Tags: 1860s, 1861, city wall, french, gates, new north gate, old town, shanghai, 新北门, 老城厢
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