'The China Press' bill poster, 20 September 1937
© 2012 Mei-Fei Elrick and Tess Johnston
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ro-n0326. Negative marked for cropping. Bill-poster: "The CHINA PRESS / Shanghai, Monday, September 20, 1937 / JAPANESE LOSE 6 PLANES AT NANKING / CHINESE REPULSE BIG AIR ATTACK". See Ro-n0287. This photograph is reproduced in The Press Corps of Old Shanghai by Malcolm Rosholt on page 13 and captioned: "The Shanghai foreign community was dominated by British traditions. One of these was the poster advertising highlights of a new edition of a newspaper. This poster was written by the author [Malcolm Rosholt] when he served as night editor of the 'China Press'. The date is 20 September 1937, at the height of the Chinese-Japanese air battles over Nanking."
Monday 20 September 1937
Black and white photograph