Aerial view of department stores on Nanking Road, Shanghai

Aerial view of department stores on Nanking Road, Shanghai

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ep01-743. This photograph was probably taken from a military plane during 1927 Shanghai Defence Force deployment. On the left is the Wing On (Yong'an) Department Store, Nanking Road. On the right is Sincere Company Limited department store. The spire on right is the Sun Sun department store. Shanghai’s Municipal Town Hall (demolished in 1929) is behind Wing On. The Foreign Y.M.C.A. is under construction.

Location

Shanghai

Estimated Date

1927

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph