1937 World War II Japanese Map of Shanghai, China (w-photo of Bund)

1937 World War II Japanese Map of Shanghai, China (w-photo of Bund)

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It was made just around the start of the second Sino-Japanese war and World War II and is entitled War Progress in Shanghai. Printed in the 12th year of Hirohito's reign. Depicts downtown Shanghai including the Chinese Quarter, the French Concession, the English Quarter (along the Bund) etc. Important buildings along the Bund are carefully noted, including the first HSBC Bank, the British Club, the Peace Hotel & the Customs House. There is also a lovely vintage panoramic photo of the Bund along the bottom of the map. Small inset map of Nanjing or Nanking also on the map. Most of the text is written in both Chinese and English.

Map of Shanghai.
Yihe Yuan
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