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Image ID642
TitleThe Great World entertainment center: The racecourse
CollectionVirtual Shanghai
LocationShanghai FC
Date1917
Estimated date1917-1937
Caption in album or on mountThe Great World, Shanghai (65) da shijie paomachang ( the racecourse or turf of the Great World)
Image typeBlack and white photograph
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Private RepositoryIAO
Note(s)It was built in 1917 and was the first recreation ground in Shanghai, giving a decisive turn to the Eight Immortals area (Ba xianqiao), trasforming it into a commercial zone. The Great World changed its façade three times, in 1924 and in 1931.
Keyword(s) [en]Great World ; theater ; theatre ; bombing ; entertainment ; leisure ; war ; refugee ;
Keyword(s) [fr]Grand Monde;théâtre;bombardement;distraction;loisir;guerre;réfugié;
Street nameEdward VII
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