Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Bi-s166. This photograph was in an album that had belonged to Leslie Reginald Frederick Shrimpton RN (1910-1964), who served on the gunboat HMS Falcon in China waters from 1937 to 1939. The slogan on the banner reads: 'Defend Wuhan!' The Hankou (Hankow) bund is depicted in the banner - the clock tower is part of the Customs House. The banner was made by the 'Korean Youth Wartime Service Corps' (朝鲜青年战时服务团), founded in Wuhan in December 1937 by leftist Korean nationalists.



Location
Estimated date
1938
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph