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Chinese Chow stalls -- Shanghai.


Chinese Chow stalls -- Shanghai.

Postcard Data

Size: 137x88mm
Caption: Chinese Chow stalls -- Shanghai.

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Printing Technique: Heliotype
Color Nature: B&W

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Image Data

Image Nature: Photograph
Creation Place: (Certain)

Topic: Ambulatory restaurants

Action: Two examples of ambulatory restaurants in Shanghai. The left one, made of two chests loaded with food, crockery and chopsticks, is carried on a bamboo pole; the other is a whole frame with the same items, a stove and a stool, carried over the shoulder. Two children pose for the photo in front of a tile-faced wall.

Image Particulars: The men will stop whenever they are hailed, prepared what is requested and serve it on the spot.


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