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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Hanoi, Musée Louis-Finot

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1925-32 by Ernest Hébrard and Charles Batteur. Meant to evoke Vietnamese architecture it was in fact a fanciful pastiche of Japanese, Indian, Siamese, Cambodian, and Lao structures.

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