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[Photos] 16 Rare Images of 1900s Vietnam as Part of French Indochina

In a mishmash of sketches and grainy photographs, Vietnam’s landscapes in the 1900s feels almost surreal.

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[Photos] Old Da Lat's Majestic Charm, Captured in a Series of Timeworn Postcards

In these postcards of early twentieth-century Da Lat, we see a town that’s a far cry from its modern, tourist-packed self: colonial houses line its hills, and barely a soul walks down the narrow footpaths that connect the town.

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[Photos] The Ceremonial Tradition of a 1920s Hanoi Funeral

In Vietnam, there is a powerful sense of importance carried within the belief of life after death. This can be seen in the way family members create shrines and pray for those who have passed away, in order to help their ancestors live calmly in the afterlife.

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[Photos] Immerse in the Nostalgia of Tet Past With These Black-and-White Snapshots

It's Vietnamese New Year's Eve today, but before the meals, games and temple visits begin, let’s take a field trip back to old Vietnam to see how our ancestors celebrated the country's biggest annual holiday.

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[Video] Rare Footage Documents How Vietnam Celebrated Tet in 1950

In 2019, some age-old customs – such as lighting firecrackers or sending Tet cards – have slowly become obsolete, but most of the ways Vietnamese celebrate Tet have stayed intact over the years, judging by this rare footage of Vietnam during the Lunar New Year in 1950.

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[Photos] A Visual Tour of Late 1960s Saigon by Brian Wickham

It seems that every day, we get to uncover yet another old photo collection of Vietnam from the 1960s.

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A Rare Look Inside the Hue Imperial Court in 1895 in Watercolor

'La cour de Hue' (The court of Hue) is a series of painting done by Nguyen Van Nhan in 1895, during the reign of Thanh Thai, emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty at the time.

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[Photos] The Many Faces of 1950s Vietnam

In this collection of black-and-white snapshots, a famed French photographer finds beauty in tumultuous 1950s Vietnam.

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[Photos] A Glimpse Into 1950s Cambodia and Laos

Over the past year, we’ve come to love the stunning 1950s photography of Frenchman Raymond Cauchetier.

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[Photos] Striking Color Images Portray Daily Life in Hanoi 100 Years Ago

Old black-and-white photos of Hanoi sometimes feel like relics of a long-lost past. Monochrome photography often forces the viewer to use their imagination and fill in the blanks, yet these candid color images of daily life in the capital 100 years ago feel significantly more vivid and close. 

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[Photos] The Calm Austerity of Vung Tau in the Late 1960s

Whether 2018 or the late 1960s, Vung Tau has always been a sleepy coastal town that exudes charm.

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