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Saigon, Vietnam in Old Pictures

26 Nov
Saigon Port (1866)

A wharf for merchant ships (1866)

Saigon port and a French-style street (1866)

A warship in the Saigon River (1866)

Boats in the Saigon River (1890)

Making entrance formalities at the Saigon Port (1890)

Saigon port

A construction site in Charner Street, in Saigon’s hub (1866)

Saigon Botanical Garden (1890)

Ben Nghe (1901)

Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica (1890)

St. Enfance Cathedral (1866)

Norodom Palace (1866)

Southern Governor Palace (1890)

Sentry box of a marine garrison (1901)

An ancient Buddhist temple of Vietnamese (1900)

Pagoda of Khmer people (1890)

A pagoda of Chinese Vietnamese (1890)

A tomb (1866)

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Moscow in 1930s

27 Apr
The Kremlin from the Bolshoi Kamenny Most

The Kremlin from the Bolshoi Moskvoretsky Most

The Kremlin from the Bolshoi Moskvoretsky Most

The Mosvkoretskaya street and the Vasilevsky spusk from the Moskvoretsky bridge

Kremlin, Granovitaya Palace

Kremlin, the Blagoveschensky (Annunciation) cathedra

The Great Ivan bell tower

The Red Square

The GUM supermarket

Resurrection or Iversky gate (destroyed in 1931)

Sverdlov (Theatre) square

Teatralny proezd towards the Lubyanka

The CUM supermarket

The Second Moscow Art Theatre (then Central Children’s Theatre)

TORGSIN, the “foreign currency” shop for foreigners (1931-36)

Ohotny Ryad street

The Soviet square

Agitation poster for the five years plan on the Soviet square

Soviet square, Lenin Institute

Strastnaya square (where the giant lion was sleeping)

Tversky square, with the still standing New Triumphal Gate

The Christ Savior cathedral, blown up in 1931

The Christ Savior cathedral

The Novodevichi monastery

The Pyatnitsa street with the Paraskeva Pyatnitsa church (destroyed in 1935)

The Resurrection of Christ church in SokolnikiA szokolnyiki Krisztus Feltámadása-templom

Tower of the Church of St. Pantelemon of Athos

Mississippi River Landing, Circa 1900

7 Nov