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Image ID25009
TitleThe Great World
CollectionVirtual Shanghai
LocationShanghai IS
Year1935
Date1935
Image typeBlack and white photograph
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It was built in 1917 and was the first recreation ground in Shanghai, giving a decisive turn to the Eight Immortals area (Ba xianqiao), transforming it into a commercial zone. The Great World changed its façade three times, in 1924 and in 1931.

Keyword(s) [en]building ; amusement ; spire ; advertisement ; car ; pedestrian ; pole ; tree ; Great World ; theater ; theatre ; bombing ; entertainment ; leisure ; war ; refugee
Keyword(s) [fr]Grand Monde;théâtre;bombardement;distraction;loisir;guerre;réfugié
Street nameMontigny
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