Part II: About 30s Chinese Style & Lifestyle

There is another monument in Hangzhou which recorded the late and famous Chinese calligrapher Sha Meng-hai (1900-1992). It is blocks away from the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea Monument in Hangzhou.

Sha Meng-hai Monument is located at 15 Longyou Road, Xiacheng District, Hangzhou, inside which preserved his life during the governmance of Republic of China. It was acknowledged as a historical monument in 2009.



About 30s Chinese Style & Lifestyle

To most people, Chinese lifestyle of the 1930’s is a mystery. They were decade of chaos. Archive of that time is rare. Even, Wong Kar-wai’s film “In the Mood for Love” and “Days of Being Wild” both narrated about 1960’s story in Hong Kong. When you feel that they are very nostalgic, you must want to know more about style decades before 1960’s.

In 2010, I have visited the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea Monument in Hangzhou at 55 Changsheng Road, Shangcheng District, in memorial of exile government temporary based in Hangzhou in 1932. Here they are:



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