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Anyone Read Chinese Writing #1026881
9th Dec 2016 3:47pm
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Just wondering if any of our members could translate a couple of embroidered pictures i have, they both have Chinese writing on them.

Thank you

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Re: Anyone Read Chinese Writing [Re: Tranquil] #1026883
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you can translate Chinese on line just google it
reading Chinese charactors

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Ive been looking, i think i got the first one as Zhong, this is one of the images im trying to translate.

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Hehe, no!

here is the other one!

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You could try your local Chinese restaurant

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haha crossed my mind! but i wouldnt do that lol

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The first one looks like it's of the Bund in Shanghai. I think the Wirral Multicultural centre in Conway St has a translation service. Might be worth having a word with them. I know lots of Chinese people use the centre.

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Well after using the Drawing tool on Google translate i get China Hangzhou , the rest is a bit difficult to get, i will keep trying till it makes more sense!

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Got there! smile

China Hangzhou Dong fang hong Silk Weaving Factory (The East is Red)

Apparently it used to be called Dujingsheng Factory.

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On the first picture, the writing on the right says "Shanghai Nanjing Road", which is the subject of the embroidery. I can't read the writing on the left as most is written in Simplified Chinese.

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Thanks Guys!

It looks like its been done from this image.. Possibly 1949

People's Park and Nanjing Road
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Mark

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