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Herman Breuer , 40 Years with Melchers Shanghai

Posted: October 1st, 2021 | No Comments »

Hermann Breuer who worked for many years in Shanghai for Melchers & Co., Christine Maiwald, his new biographer (see tomorrow’s post here) very kindly sent me some images to post associated with Hermann’s story….

Hermann, when first in Shanghai, at home in 1907
Shanghai Racecourse and Bubbling Well Road postcard, 1930
A Postcard from Peking, 1926
Melchers Shanghai staff photo, 1936
Permits 1947
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