New release of Shanghai photographs

Virtual Shanghai just released a new set of 17 beautiful pictures of the Shanghai Bund and commercial streets (1936-37). These pictures were taken  by Claude Berruyer, a mechanic with the French Navy during his two-year cruise in East Asia on the Lamotte Piquet crusier. Berruyer  arrived in Shanghai on 12 August 1937, two days before the beginning of the three-month long battle between the Chinese and the Japanese armies, and he was witness to the violence of the fight (more to come in a new release).

A short biography of Claude Berruyer and related photographs



Cite this blog post
Christian Henriot (2013, November 13). New release of Shanghai photographs. Blog Virtual Shanghai. Retrieved April 18, 2024, from https://doi.org/10.58079/v8hz

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