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Posted 04/13/2021   07:20 am  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add LaoPhil to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
During 1930's, the government of French Indochina colony issued a booklet contains 40 labels show people and landscapes of Indochina:

Here are the front and back of the booklet:


....and the 40 labels:

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Posted 04/13/2021   07:36 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here are all labels in high resolution:

Six labels show people and landscapes of Laos:

lao Woman:

River Mekong - Photo by Agence Économique du Gouvernement de l'Indochine (This photo is actually shows River Nam Khan, not the river Mekong):

Wat Xieng Thong, Luang Prabang - Photo by R. Tétart, (1919):

Pha That Luang, Vientiane - Unknown source:

Plain of Jars, Xieng Khuang Plateau (known in French as Plateau du Tran-Ninh):

Falls in the Mekong:
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Posted 04/13/2021   07:55 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add vayolene to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
These booklets exist too with english text on front and back

https://www.histoire-et-philatelie....conflit.html
(in french,sorry)

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Posted 04/14/2021   01:35 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thank you very much, vayolene, for the valuable information and the link to the web site.

Here are the labels show Cambodia:







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Posted 04/21/2021   12:47 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
During the French colonial era, what is today Vietnam, was then three different colonies: Cochinchina, Annam and Tonkin. Here are the labels show people and landscapes of Cochinchina:





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Posted 05/20/2021   5:52 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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During the French colonial era, what is today Vietnam, was then three different colonies: Cochinchina, Annam and Tonkin.

Here are the labels show people and landscapes of Annam:










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Posted 06/06/2021   12:24 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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During the French colonial era, what is today Vietnam, was then three different colonies: Cochinchina, Annam and Tonkin.

Here are the labels show people and landscapes of Tonkin:









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Posted 06/14/2021   04:58 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Large labels show photos from Laos in the French colonial era. I don't know who published them and when exactly. I assume, during 1930-1940's:






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