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Souvenir de Indochine; Marseille, Hanoi, 1932

Identifier: 2016-003

Scope and Contents

Created by an unidentified French man, this photo album documents his trip that started Marseille, France on the Desirade. The bespoke album, with its engraved title on the spine, includes hand-written captions in French, as well as Asian art, all in yellow ink. The photos show and identify his companions, many of whom appear to be in the military. Photos document the journey through the Suez Canal to Sri Lanka, Philippines, Djibouti, China, Singapore, and Vietnam. Images depict various cultural and natural sites along the voyage.

The album is 14 1/8" x 10 7/8" and contains 350 images.


  • 1932

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1.0 Linear Feet (1 container)

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Photo album by unidentified man documents his trip from France to Asia.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections acquired the Souvenir de Indochine; Marseille, Hanoi, 1932, in 2016.

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Processed by Marina Klarić, April 2016.
Guide to Souvenir de Indochine; Marseille, Hanoi, 1932
Marina Klarić
April 2016; revised 2021
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Repository Details

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