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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Beijing, Dongtang Church

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First church, 1653-55; demolished 1814; rebuilt after 1860; rebuilt 1905. China was never a Portuguese colony but the Portuguese had a strong missionary presence there.

Gauvin Alexander Bailey
Baroque, church, Jesuit
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