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, Compagnie des messageries

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1862-63. One of the first civic buildings of the French in Saigon. Built in a Sino-Vietnamese style long before such accommodations to indigenous culture became official policy.

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