SAIGON – La mosquée
Nature of the document:
The Saigon Mosque, Street Dong Du, was build in 1935 by and for Indians from South India.
Personal Collection (Emiko Stock)
On the back of the postcard: Edition Albert Portail.
Read more on Indians of former Indochine:
VIDY G. 1949: “La communauté indienne en Indochine”,Sud-Est, Paris No 6, p 1-8.
The article is introduced by a substantial editorial note by Nasir Abdoul Carime, (also check his 2005 article: “Les communautés indiennes en Indochine française”, Siksacakr, Center for Khmer Studies, Siem Reap, No 7, p 19-26).
What about today?
Talking about the G. Vidy’s article, the readers will find on this edited version, page 4, a picture of the renewed mosque taken in 2002.
Phnom Penh, February 11, 2013, Emiko Stock.
Those little field-notes are reminiscences of the past blogs and shares. While they are not proud of their flaws, I thought they shouldn’t be punished for it. Hopefully you will forgive them to be just as they come, just as they will remain.
* Originally published on the former Du Fin Fond Du Grenier website, August 2007.
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