"View of Shanghai"

Title

"View of Shanghai"

Subject

Shanghai--China--Spence Family--Asia--Fisk Jubilee Singers

Description

A commercially-produced image depicting a street in Shanghai, China. This streetscape features an unknown classicized structure on the left-hand side of the image. Several carriages and hand-drawn carts driven by East-Asian persons are in the street.
The reverse of this image has writing in ink, reading "View of Shanghai" This image was one of many commercially-produced images of various places and peoples in Asia likely gifted to the Spence family by the Fisk Jubilee Singers upon their return to the United States in 1890.

Creator

Unknown

Source

John Hope and Aurelia E. Franklin Library, Special Collections, Fisk University. Spence Family Collection. Box 94, Folder 94-47-4.

Date

Ca. 1889.

Contributor

Dr. Patrick D. Rasico, metadata input

Rights

Images in this collection are the property of Fisk University, John Hope and Aurelia E. Franklin Library, Special Collections. These materials may not be reproduced without written permission of Fisk University. To order a reproduction or to inquire about permission to publish, please contact the John Hope and Aurelia E. Franklin Library, Special Collections

Identifier

("View of Shanghai"). John Hope and Aurelia E. Franklin Library, Special Collections, Fisk University. Spence Family Collection. Box 94, Folder 94-47-4.

Citation

Unknown, “"View of Shanghai",” JOHN HOPE AND AURELIA E. FRANKLIN LIBRARY: SPECIAL COLLECTIONS & ARCHIVES, accessed September 26, 2022, https://fiskmusicmusiceverywhere.omeka.net/items/show/210.

Output Formats

Geolocation