Frisco Cafe, Credit Franco Chinois Bank, Maxime Cafe, 'Blood Alley', Shanghai

Frisco Cafe, Credit Franco Chinois Bank, Maxime Cafe, 'Blood Alley', Shanghai
Collection

Rosholt, Malcolm

Identifier

Ro-n1136

Notes

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.

Location

Shanghai

Estimated Date

1937

Photographer

Rosholt, Malcolm

Material

Negative

Media

Black and white photograph