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Image ID1139
TitleThe Great World
CollectionVirtual Shanghai
LocationShanghai FC
Date1931
Estimated date1931-1939
Image typeBlack and white photograph
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Private RepositoryRaymond Vibien Family Album
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It was built in 1917 and was the first recreation ground in Shanghai, giving a decisive turn to the reputation of the French concession, because it became the preferred meeting point of famous bandits. Moreover it changed its façade three times, in 1924 and assuming the last one in 1931, and that one of the surrounding area that became completely commercial.

Keyword(s) [en]Great World ; theater ; theatre ; bombing ; entertainment ; leisure ; war ; refugee ; advertisement ; advertisement ; advertising ; coca-cola
Keyword(s) [fr]Grand Monde;théâtre;bombardement;distraction;loisir;guerre;réfugié;
Street nameEdward VII
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