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, Hôtel des Douanes

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1887, by Alfred Foulhoux. The capitals incorporate opium poppies. Was the office of the Cochinchina Custom and Opium Affairs Department.

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