The Shanghai Cafe, once located at 431 1/2 South Spring Street, was a popular Chinese food restaurant when it opened around October of 1905. The proprietor was G.S. Ung, who boasted that its menu had 500 Chinese items, including wines. The popular cafe ran into trouble after four years of operation, losing its liquor license in 1909 for selling alcohol to adolescents under 18 years old. (Bizarre Los Angeles)
This is a picture of my grandmother, my inspiration, Amy Wang. Taken in Shanghai in the late my grandmother was a Shanghai society girl as well a as fashion designer. In this photo above she used the photographer's cigarette.
Chinese history The Bund, Shanghai - (photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts) In the & Shanghai was known as 'the Paris of the East'. Wallis Warfield moved to China with her husband and spent time in this very cosmopolitan city.
Shipping out to China in December 1947 with three ten-year-old German cameras and a plum assignment from Life magazine, Jack Birns was fulf.
Shops and Street, Chinese City of Peking, 1860 (Felice Beato)
Photographer John Thomson ~ Stunning Photographs of Century China.