A police vehicle with a mounted machine gun, Shanghai

A police vehicle with a mounted machine gun, Shanghai

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Bi-s031. Rubber stamp on back of photograph: NORTH-CHINA DAILY NEWS, 17 THE BUND, SHANGHAI, CHINA. In the background: Shanghai Race Club racecourse. The photograph shows the front of a Shanghai Municipal Police ‘Reserve Unit’ (i.e. ‘riot squad’) van.

Caption on photograph

These vans are all fitted with all sorts of gadgets, Bells Syrens search lights, Th[...] Guns etc.

Location

Shanghai

Estimated Date

1935

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph