The Bund, next to the Peace Hotel (former Cathay) and Palace Hotel.
Suzhou Creek and the Embankment Building.
The bridge across the pond in Yu Garden. How modest the stores look!
Tibet Road, before its radical widening.
Published in Rul, November 1928.
Interior of the Wertheim department store, showing the bronze statue mentioned in the text. “Here I go again...” Visiting Berlin…
Nabokov’s interview with Jane Howard, LIFE, November 1964.