House on Avenue Haig, Shanghai

Pic of the Week – 26 February 2009

House in Avenue Haig, Shanghai, in the late 1940s

by Hugo Patten © 2009

All photos are digitally watermarked; please don’t infringe copyright!

Hugo originally posted this photo on the China board on our In-Country Experts Forum, where there’s a lively discussion about the Shanghai British School before the Communist takeover in 1949. He’s very kindly given us permission to use his photo as our Pic of the Week.

It’s fascinating to read all the reminiscences of Shanghai in the late 1940s. You can find the topic here:
Shanghai British School