Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva

Photographs of China in Rijksmuseum (1970s–1990s)

Here are some views of Shanghai taken by Vincent Samuel Mentzel in 1973–1995, in the collection of Rijksmuseum:

Pedestrian passing a poster for the film Man with a Million (1954) on the wall of the former Cathay Theatre, in 1978:

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1973. Pedestrians passing a poster for the Soviet film Lenin in 1918 (1939):

1995: Statue of the mayor Chen Yi and the Pearl Tower:

1995. Traffic on South Zhongshan Road (?) and the Pearl Tower:

1995. Construction of a highway overpass:

Mentzel's photographs on Rijksmuseum website.

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Tags: 1970s, 1973, 1978, 1990s, 1993, archive, netherlands, photography, shanghai

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