Around Dhaka, Bangladesh
Photos taken by David Stanley in Sonargaon and Dhamrai near Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Blue and white
The National Martyrs Monument, 30 kilometers northwest of Dhaka, Bangladesh, commemorates the millions who died in the 1971 War of Independence.
Blue And White
The ornate main entrance to the Sadarbari Palace at Sonargaon near Dhaka, Bangladesh, is inlaid with blue and white tiles.
A showroom at the Dhamrai Metal Crafts Workshop at Dhamrai near Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Over a century ago wealthy Hindu merchants built homes such as this in Dhamrai, 40 kilometers northwest of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Dhamrai is a predominately Hindu metalworking town 40 kilometers northwest of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
A vegetable vendor waits on the main street of Dhamrai northwest of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
The Goaldi Mosque at Sonargaon near Dhaka, Bangladesh, dates from a time when the capital of Bengal was here.
The abandoned homes of wealthy Hindu merchants line Painam Nagar at Sonargaon near Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Pedalboats and rowboats are for rent on the small lake behind the Sadarbari Palace at Sonargaon near Dhaka, Bangladesh.
A large pond is next to Sadarbari a rajbari (Raj-era palace) at Sonargaon, 30 kilometers southeast of Dhaka, Bangladesh.