Hanoi retro: Exhibit brings back bygone era

Hanoi retro: Exhibit brings back bygone era

Minsk, made in 1951 and were brought to Vietnam by people from the Soviet Union in 1960, was a motorbike model much loved by people in Hanoi.


Hanoi retro: Exhibit brings back bygone era

A girl checks a motorbike at the exhibition, which is held by the Thang Long-Hanoi Heritage Preservation Center and Hanoi’s culture department. The event showcases many items used during the revolution against colonialism in Hanoi between 1945 and 1954.


Hanoi retro: Exhibit brings back bygone era

Bottles, thermos flasks and trunks from the old time. Visitors said the items bring back fond memories.


Hanoi retro: Exhibit brings back bygone era

A typewriter.


Hanoi retro: Exhibit brings back bygone era

An old phone.


Hanoi retro: Exhibit brings back bygone era

An old radio next to many pottery items.


Hanoi retro: Exhibit brings back bygone era

An old desk clock, usually nicknamed by Vietnamese families “chicken clock.”


Hanoi retro: Exhibit brings back bygone era

An old kerosene pressure lamp, a clock and some jewelry. The exhibition will run until January 3, 2017.


Photos by VnExpress/Anh Quynh

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