Crowds watching a procession welcoming the Northern Expedition (Nationalist forces), Shanghai, 1927

Crowds watching a procession welcoming the Northern Expedition (Nationalist forces), Shanghai, 1927

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ar04-168. The banner reads ‘歡迎北伐’. 歡迎 (huan ying; welcome). 北 (bei, north). The fourth (obscured) character would have been 伐 (fa). 北伐 meaning ‘Northern Expedition’, which was led by Nationalist forces. See GJ01-109 (which is a related scene).

Location

Shanghai

Date

Tuesday 22 March 1927

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph