Contractor’s notice boards at Sassoon House (The Cathay Hotel) during its construction, Shanghai, January 1928
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University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: BS-s26. Copyrighted image reproduced here with the permission of Teesside Archives. Teesside Archives (Exchange Square, Middlesbrough TS1 1DB, United Kingdom) hold the original photograph. BS-s26 is a detail/extract of BS-s07 (British Steel Archive Project/British Steel Collection reference number 1829). Sassoon House (formerly The Cathay Hotel, now The Peace Hotel) under construction. Notice board: ‘INSTALLATION OF ELECTRIC LIGHT POWER & DOMESTIC SUPPLY / INNIS & RIDDLE (CHINA) LTD’. Notice board: ‘SASSOON HOUSE / SIN JIN KEE & CO/ GENERAL BUILDING CONTRACTORS’. Also advertisement posters, road sign ‘(PLEASE DO NOT STAND […]’, etc. See BS-s07 and Ri-d01.
Friday 13 January 1928
Black and white photograph
Teesside Archives, Middlesbrough