Photographs from c.1897 Shanghai Wednesday, Feb 27 2013 

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Shanghai Mercury photo book.

1897 image – Sikh in Shanghai Monday, Feb 25 2013 

1897 image - Sikh in Shanghai

1897 HBM celebrations

Hall & Holtz 
The company began business in Shanghai in the mid 1800’s (September 1855), was founded by Edward Hall and Andrew Holtz. Hall & Holtz started off as a bakery and soon developed into a foreign department store. Foreign policemen were stationed outside its entrance. The company closed before 1949.

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