Ching-ting Wang standing with Councillor Yang

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Caption on reverse [translation]: "(Tokyo) May 7, 1937. Newly appointed Chinese Ambassador to the US Wang Ching-ting entered Yokohama port at 6 a.m. on the 7th aboard the Dollar Steamship SS President Hoover while on his way to his post in Washington. He was accompanied by his daughters Yuling (28) and Anfu (23) as well as a number of secretaries and other personnel. He was greeted by Councillor Yang, acting Chinese ambassador to Japan, other embassy and consular staff, and local Chinese residents, then headed to Tokyo at 8:40 in an embassy car. After a brief rest at the embassy, he visited Foreign Minister Sato at the foreign ministry shortly after 11 for an important meeting. He departed for the US from Yokohama at 6 p.m."

May 7, 1937

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