Frisco Cafe, Credit Franco Chinois Bank, Maxime Cafe, 'Blood Alley', Shanghai
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ro-n1136. Business names, left to right: Frisco Cafe Cabaret, Credit Franco Chinois, Maxime Cafe. 'Blood Alley' (officially named Rue Chu Pao San; now Xikou Lu) was a short road between Rue du Consulat and Avenue Edward VII, just off the Bund. Blood Alley was so called because of the frequent fist fights between foreign sailors and soldiers, especially during periods of international tension. See Ro-n0726, Ro-n1134, Ro-n1135, Ro-n1137, Ro-n1138, Ro-n1139, Ro-n1140, Ro-n1141, Ro-s006.