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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Bangkok, Wat Prayunwongsawat

IMG_0658.JPG Batavia (Jakarta), Schouwburg WeltevredenThumbnailsBattersea, House on Wellington St

1828 by Dit Bunnag and given to King Rama III. Immediately adjacent the Portuguese neighbourhood and church of Santa Cruz, this Buddhist temple was built partly in the European Neoclassical style.

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