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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Rangoon, Sule Pagoda

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Begun 5th century BC. After second Anglo-Burmese War in 1852, Lieutenant Fraser of the Bengal Engineers chose this pagoda to be the centre of the new British colonial town's grid.
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Gauvin Alexander Bailey
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Burmese style, temple
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