Colonial Architecture Project

Photos of European colonial architecture around the world

by Gauvin Alexander Bailey, Bader Chair in Southern Baroque Art, Queen's University at Kingston, Canada

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Saigon, Musée Blanchard de la Brosse

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1929, by August Delaval, on the location of the Tan Xa Palace built by the future King Gia Long for his French ally Bishop Pierre Pigneau de Béhaine. It is a very rare example of "Indochinois" hybrid architecture in Saigon.

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