When a photographer was documenting Shanghai and China in the 1930s

2015-10-20 // photography

In the 1930s, the young French photographer and reporter Louis Philippe Messelier had the opportunity to live in Shanghai and to document China. A series of fascinating images that allows us to discover what looked like the megalopolis of Shanghai, which became today the most populous city in China with a population of more than 24 million. I also invite you to discover Hong Kong in the 50s.

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Images © Louis Philippe Messelier - Photography of China / source

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