Shanghai old tram photo


FILE SOURCE: Shanghai tram, British section, 1920s, John Rossman's collection.jpg on the Wikipedia page Trams in Shanghai.

DESCRIPTION: The postcard shows a tram passing through one of the busiest shopping streets of Shanghai, Nanjing Road, between the Sincere Company (right) and Wing On Company (left), two of the largest department stores in Shanghai, in the International Settlement of Shanghai in the 1920s.


SOURCE: The collection of expired copyright postcards of John Rossman, New York.


This image is now in the public domain in China because its term of copyright has expired. According to copyright laws of the People's Republic of China (with legal jurisdiction in the mainland only, excluding Hong Kong and Macao) and the Republic of China (currently with jurisdiction in Taiwan, the Penghu, Kinmen, Matsu, etc.), all photographs and cinematographic works, and all works whose copyright holder is a juristic person, enter the public domain 50 years after they were first published, or if unpublished 50 years from creation, and all other applicable works enter the public domain 50 years after the death of the creator.

This image is in the public domain in the United States. In most cases, this means that it was first published prior to January 1, 1923. Other jurisdictions may have other rules, and this image might not be in the public domain outside the United States.