Atlas of the Indochina Exploration Tour by Doudart de Lagree (1823-68), published in Paris in 1874.
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A sampan or river boat used in Cochinchina glides along a narrow canal; it is ridden by a dozen Annamites of all conditions.
Jeune fille Cochinchinois. Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen.
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Vietnam Soldiers costume, 1843. Naturel et Soldat Cochinchinois. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
Vietnam Soldier costume 1843. Soldat Cohinchinois. Cochinchina, French Cochinchine, Vietnamese Nam Kỳ (from Chinese 南圻, “southern border”) is an old name for southern Vietnam and parts of eastern Cambodia, between… Read More
Capital punishment at Tongking North Vietnam 1895. Decapitation. Exécution capitale.
Leader Kinh Luoc Viceroy of Tonkin, Vietnam 1895.
Chief of the local administration in front of the Palace of Kinh Luoc, Hanoi. French colonial History.
Native of Vinh Long, Mekong Delta, Vietnam 1895. Indigene de Vinh-Long.
Tonkin Woman smoking Opium. North Vietnam 1895. Femme fumant de l’opium.