Xu Jia Hui District, Shanghai, China / April 2007.Street scene of twilight in upscale urban business district and neighborhood with its high-design buildings in international, modern style. To the right, in red and white, is a representation of a lantern, an important symbol in imperial pre-communist China. Chinese culture is rich in symbolism that is still observed in contemporary culture. Symbolism: signposts for guests and for the souls of those who have died. .© Ellen B. Senisi

Xu Jia Hui District, Shanghai, China / April 2007.Street scene of twilight in upscale urban business district and neighborhood with its high-design buildings in international, modern style. To the right, in red and white, is a representation of a lantern, an important symbol in imperial pre-communist China. Chinese culture is rich in symbolism that is still observed in contemporary culture. Symbolism: signposts for guests and for the souls of those who have died. .© Ellen B. Senisi

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