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Portrait of Gerónimo Canda

Little is known about Gerónimo Canda, one of the Spanish-Filipinos living in Shanghai. Born in Cadiz in 1867, Canda and his family lived for years in Manila (and the uniform he wears in the photograph hints at service in the navy), where…

Anuncio de La España

Anuncio de la sombrerería La España de Gerónimo Candel donde se detalla el rango de precios de los sombreros y los servicios de limpieza del negocio.
1925 (ca.)

Anuncio de La España

Anuncio de la sombrerería La España, fundada por Gerónimo Candel en 1911, y propiedad, a partir de 1932, del abogado de Ye Fukuang 叶茀康, que añadióla versión china del nombre, "小吕宋帽铺",…
1940 (ca.)

La sombrerería La España

Fotografía de los años cuarenta donde se ve la fachada de la sombrerería La España(fundada por Gerónimo Candel en 1911), en el 474 de la Avenue Joffre (actual Huaihai Zhong lu). Medio oculto tras un árbol, se…
1940 (ca.)

Entrada principal del Auditorium

Fotografía y detalle de la fachada del Auditorium de Shanghai. Sobre la marquesina se anuncia la participación del pelotari Ichaso (Mauricio Itxaso Agote) en la competición de esa noche. Ichaso formó parte del cuadro que inauguró el Auditorium…
1931 (ca.)

Building of the Spanish consulate in Shanghai

Sometime in the mid twenties, the Spanish consulate in Shanghai was moved to this building in Bubbling Well Road, in present day 1209 Nanjing Xilu.

Antonio Ramos featured in the Spanish press

Some 15 years after he decided to return to Spain, a Madrid sports newspaper published this piece that summarises Antonio Ramos' life and accomplishements in China, from his pioneering film screenings to the construction of seven cinema theaters in…

Hongkew Cinema

The Hongkew Cinema (Hongkou daxiyuan), one of Antonio Ramos cinemas, opened in December 1908. The image was probably taken in the late 1920s: Two Flaming Youths, starring Chester Conklin, premiered in 1927.
1930 (ca.)

Photograph of the Main House of the Spanish Augustinians in Shanghai

The buiding was designed by Abelardo Lafuente and his partner, the American architect G.O. Wootten, with whom Lafuente had began a professional association months before.

The house was located in the American Settlement, in present day Yangshupu Rd. The facade reflects the eclecticism of late 19th century houses from Madrid, which Lafuente knew, such as the building of the Central University in Madrid Francisco Javier Mariategui (1874).

Star Garage, by Abelardo Lafuente

The Star Garage was designed by Spanish architect Abelardo Lafuente in Shanghai for Albert Cohen (1870- 1930). Born in Constantinople, Cohen obtained the Spanish nationality due to his Sephardic origins—and his wealth. One of the (at least)…