Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva

Bird's-eye view map of Shanghai (1939)

Source: Virtual Shanghai.

Closer – Bund and downtown:

Dongjiadu and the Chinese City:

Tags: 1930s, 1939, aerial, bund, dongjiadu, drawing, japanese occupation, maps, old town, shanghai, 老城厢

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