University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ro-n1140. Sign behind bar: 'Have you tried the new NBS BEER?' NBS = National Beer Shanghai. In the foreground: Rosholt's jacket? 'Blood Alley' (officially named Rue Chu Pao San; now Xikou Lu) was a short road between Rue du Consulat and Avenue Edward VII, just off the Bund. Blood Alley was so called because of the frequent fist fights between foreign sailors and soldiers, especially during periods of international tension. See Ro-n1134, Ro-n1135, Ro-n1136, Ro-n1137, Ro-n1138, Ro-n1139, Ro-n1141, Ro-s006.
American Sailors in a bar, Blood Alley, Shanghai