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, Eglise de L’Immaculée-Conception-de-la-Sainte-Vierge

IMG_2869.JPG Bangkok, Eglise de L’Immaculée-Conception-de-la-Sainte-ViergeThumbnailsBangkok, Eglise de L’Immaculée-Conception-de-la-Sainte-Vierge

Founded as L’Immaculée-Conception-de-la-Sainte-Vierge in 1674-75 on land granted by King Narai at the nearby wat noi, or small church. This, larger church built 1834 for a community of mostly Vietnamese immigrants.

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