The Young Man's guide to Shanghai
By NAVY Y.M.C.A. , 1936

Map of Shanghai Showing Places of Interest Compliments of the Navy Y.M.C.A.

Asia China
  • Author: NAVY Y.M.C.A.
  • Publication place: [Shanghai]
  • Publisher: Printed by Thomas Chu & Sons
  • Publication date: c.1936
  • Physical description: Folding chromolithograph map, list of places of interest, advert for Socony Motor Gasoline to borders, local information and advertisements to verso, folding into printed paper covers.
  • Dimensions: 335 by 500mm. (13.25 by 19.75 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 1297


Pre-Second World War plan of Shanghai produced for the American Navy Y.M.C.A.: for the use of U.S. Navy personnel stationed in Shanghai. The plan lists places of interest including theatres, parks, hotels, clubs, churches, banks, post offices, consulates, and other Y.M.C.A.s. The businesses that advertise on the verso are also listed. Also to the verso is general information, including the time zones of other ports, distances to other ports, postal rates, telegraph and cable rates, amusements, church services, sightseeing trips, and a brief history of the Y.M.C.A.