Casualties and debris, Cathay Hotel bombing, Shanghai

Casualties and debris, Cathay Hotel bombing, Shanghai

Collection

Lang, Archibald

Identifier

AL-s55

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: AL-s55. Chinese bombers were apparently trying to bomb the Japanese cruiser Izumo (Idzumo), when two bombs fell between the Cathay and Palace Hotels in Nanking Road. Approximately 400 people were killed or wounded. Known as “Bloody Saturday”.

Caption in album or on mount

Cathay & Palace Hotels : Aug 14 1937

Caption on photograph

16

Location

Shanghai

Date

Saturday 14 August 1937

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph

Repository

University of Bristol Library, Special Collections