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Image ID34440
TitleShopsign advertising a German Restaurant on Bubbling Well Road in the 1930s
Year1930
Date1930
Estimated date1930
Estimated period1930-1937
LocationShanghai IS
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The street scene on Jing'an Temple Road. Built in 186, the road called Jing'an Temple Road then (West Nanjing Road today) connected the Public Concession of Shanghai Jing'an Temple.

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Taking the shape of a bareel, the shop sign advertising the German restaurant remind us of "huangzi"-style signboards. The road is lined with trees. On the right, one can see a delivery truck advertising "Frigidaire".

Source: Postcard bought in Shanghai (personal collection), available in the collection entitled "Old Shanghai."

Keyword(s) [en]restaurant ; shopsign ; german ; pedestrian ; tree ; rickshaw ; barrel:truck:frigidaire ; huangzi
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Advertising
Environment
District NameInternational Settlement - Western - Bubbling Well
District typeresidential, commercial, recreational
SectorL 4, N 1
Type of mediumSign/Signboard, Transportation device
MaterialsWood
StationWall
Street 1Nanking
Street 2Bubbling Well
Estimated momentday
Discourses
LanguageChinese, English
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