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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Cholula, Capilla Real

0003.jpg Rio de Janeiro, Mosteiro de São Bento ThumbnailsBelém da Cachoeira, Jesuit Novitiate

1549-52. Design based on that of a hypostyle mosque of the kind built in the middle ages in Southern Spain (e.g. Cordoba).

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