36 streets Hanoi on portrait of 20th century

Come along with us for a trip down memory lane – in photos – of what life was like in the 36 streets of the Old Quarter at the turn of the 20th century:

Hang Bong Street in 1903
Hang Bong Street in 1903
Hang Dao Street
Hang Dao Street
A tram traveling through Hang Dao Street
A tram traveling through Hang Dao Street
Hang Be Street
Hang Be Street
Flower fair in Hang Luoc Street
Flower fair in Hang Luoc Street
A paradise of toys attracting children on Hang Ma Street
A paradise of toys attracting children on Hang Ma Street

A paradise of toys attracting children on Hang Ma Street-2

A shop selling votive papers on Hang Ma Street
A shop selling votive papers on Hang Ma Street
Hang Chen Street
Hang Chen Street
Hang Dong Street
Hang Dong Street
Hang Bac Street
Hang Bac Street
Wealthy families living in Hanoi in 1919-1926
Wealthy families living in Hanoi in 1919-1926

Wealthy families living in Hanoi in 1919-1926-4

Wealthy families living in Hanoi in 1919-1926-5

Wealthy families living in Hanoi in 1919-1926-6

Wealthy families living in Hanoi in 1919-1926-1

A woman washing her hair
A woman washing her hair

A woman washing her hair-2

A woman washing her hair-3

 

A cyclo man
A cyclo man

Hang-rong-1

Buoi market
Buoi market
A woman selling Vietnamese traditional conical hats
A woman selling Vietnamese traditional conical hats
An old man selling Vietnamese sedge mats
An old man selling Vietnamese sedge mats
A woman selling oil lamps
A woman selling oil lamps
Weaving baskets
Weaving baskets
A young woman chewing betel
A young woman chewing betel
Little boys playing with the homemade wooden car
Little boys playing with the homemade wooden car

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Cooking rice
Cooking rice

baby-mother

A woman breast feeding her child

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