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Background imageColumns Collection: Acropolis and Temple of Jupiter Olympus, Athens, Greece

Acropolis and Temple of Jupiter Olympus, Athens, Greece
19th century vintage photograph - Acropolis and Temple of Jupiter Olympus [Olympieion, ] Athens, Greece, c.1880

Background imageColumns Collection: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by William McLaren

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by William McLaren
King Arthur welcomes the Green Knight into the Banqueting Hall and invites him to dismount and eat with the company. Everyone is amazed to see the unexpected visitor

Background imageColumns Collection: Heroic fireman rescuing girl from fire

Heroic fireman rescuing girl from fire
Heroic fireman rescuing a girl from a fire. Date: 19th century

Background imageColumns Collection: The hollow head of the Sphinx, Egypt

The hollow head of the Sphinx, Egypt
Remarkable discoveries within the Sphinx: the temple within its hollow head. Professor G. A. Reisners interesting discoveries. A diagrammatic view of hidden temples and a stairway inside the Sphinx

Background imageColumns Collection: Classical Orders

Classical Orders
Columns, capitals and entablatures of the classical orders of architecture: Tuscan, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian and Composite

Background imageColumns Collection: St Peters Basilica, Vatican, Rome, Italy

St Peters Basilica, Vatican, Rome, Italy
St Peters Basilica with its iconic dome, viewed from St Peters Square in the Vatican City, Rome, Italy

Background imageColumns Collection: Poster for French railways to Morocco

Poster for French railways to Morocco
Poster advertising French railways to Morocco, via Paris, Bordeaux, Toulouse and Madrid, to Tangier, Casablanca, Marrakech, and other exotic places

Background imageColumns Collection: University College Lond

University College Lond
University College, London. The impressive classical front

Background imageColumns Collection: Boone Tavern Hotel, Berea, Kentucky, USA

Boone Tavern Hotel, Berea, Kentucky, USA
Boone Tavern Hotel, College Square, Berea, Kentucky, USA. It is a hotel, restaurant and guesthouse affiliated with Berea College, built in 1909 and named after the explorer Daniel Boone. Date: 1919

Background imageColumns Collection: RMS Mauretania, First Class Lounge

RMS Mauretania, First Class Lounge Date: circa 1910s

Background imageColumns Collection: Trinity College of Music, Mandeville Place, London

Trinity College of Music, Mandeville Place, London -- Entrance Hall, showing main staircase leading upwards. circa 1922

Background imageColumns Collection: The swimming pool on board the Berengaria

The swimming pool on board the Berengaria
A " Bath Club" at Sea: the modern liners land-like buildings. Roman luxury aboard a giant liner crossing the Atlantic: a swimming bath modelled on that of Pompeii built of tiles and marble

Background imageColumns Collection: Reconstruction of the Roman Forum, Rome, Italy

Reconstruction of the Roman Forum, Rome, Italy
Pictorial reconstruction of the Roman Forum and surroundings, Rome, Italy

Background imageColumns Collection: Claverton Street Chapel, Pimlico, London

Claverton Street Chapel, Pimlico, London (now demolished)

Background imageColumns Collection: Trinity College of Music, Mandeville Place, London

Trinity College of Music, Mandeville Place, London. Date: circa 1922

Background imageColumns Collection: Bank and shops, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA

Bank and shops, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA
Wyoming Valley Trust Company and Second National Bank (left) and Jonas Longs Sons department store, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. Date: circa 1907

Background imageColumns Collection: Cover design, Aero Espresso Italiana timetable

Cover design, Aero Espresso Italiana timetable, with scenes of Rhodes and Athens. Serving Brindisi, Athens, Rhodes and Istanbul. 1932

Background imageColumns Collection: Cicero Speech Scene

Cicero Speech Scene
MARCUS TULLIUS the Roman writer, statesman and orator delivering a speech to the people of Rome

Background imageColumns Collection: Station In London - Euston

Station In London - Euston
Euston- Station, London serving the London and North-Western Railway. The Euston Arch, built in 1837, was the original entrance to the station, facing onto Drummond Street. It was demolished in 1961

Background imageColumns Collection: Christ Church, Savannah, Georgia, USA

Christ Church, Savannah, Georgia, USA. Date: circa 1905

Background imageColumns Collection: Greece. Athens. Hadrians Library. Created by Roman Emperor

Greece. Athens. Hadrians Library. Created by Roman Emperor Hadrian in 132 AD. Noth side of the Acropolis of Athens. Corintian order. Detail. Date: 20070527

Background imageColumns Collection: Pantheon and Fountain, Rome, Italy

Pantheon and Fountain, Rome, Italy
View of the entrance to the Pantheon, with a fountain in the piazza in front. The Pantheon was built by Marcus Agrippa as a temple to all the gods of Ancient Rome

Background imageColumns Collection: England / Penzance 1950S

England / Penzance 1950S
Market Jew Street, Penzance, Cornwall, England. The building with Ionic columns is the Market House, with the statue of Sir Humphry Davy, born in Penzance, in front

Background imageColumns Collection: Monticello / West Front

Monticello / West Front
Thomas Jeffersons home at Monticello - the West Front

Background imageColumns Collection: Horace in Archway

Horace in Archway
QUINTUS HORATIUS FLACCUS Roman lyric poet and satirist

Background imageColumns Collection: Public Water Fountain - Bosnia - Banjaluka

Public Water Fountain - Bosnia - Banjaluka
Banjaluka, Bosnia Herzegovina - a public water fountain used for washing prior to a visit to the Mosque

Background imageColumns Collection: Extension of the British Museum, London

Extension of the British Museum, London
Extension of the British Museum in London: the new King Edward VII Galleries. A birds eye view showing the new section of the building. Date: 1914

Background imageColumns Collection: Al Khazneh Temple, Petra, Jordan

Al Khazneh Temple, Petra, Jordan
Al Khazneh (The Treasury) Temple, Petra, Jordan, carved out of the sandstone rock face. Date: 20th century

Background imageColumns Collection: Temple of Vesta. Rome. Italy

Temple of Vesta. Rome. Italy
Italy. Rome. Temple of Vesta. Roman Forum

Background imageColumns Collection: Oldway Mansion, Paignton, Devon

Oldway Mansion, Paignton, Devon, in the style of the Palace of Versailles. Showing part of the formal gardens. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageColumns Collection: Villa San Michele, Capri, Italy

Villa San Michele, Capri, Italy
The Villa San Michele, Anacapri, Capri, Italy. The villa dates back to the late 19th century, when the Swedish physician, writer and recreational archaeologist, Axel Munthe, adjudicated the site

Background imageColumns Collection: Cornwall Gardens, South Kensington, SW London

Cornwall Gardens, South Kensington, SW London
View of Cornwall Gardens (north side looking west), South Kensington, SW London. circa 1910

Background imageColumns Collection: Scenery for Aladdin, Pollocks Toy Theatre

Scenery for Aladdin, Pollocks Toy Theatre, with two rounded arches opening onto a seascape. Date: late 19th century

Background imageColumns Collection: Capriccio Landscape, by Jean Victor Bertin

Capriccio Landscape, by Jean Victor Bertin (1767-1842). Date: circa 1810

Background imageColumns Collection: Edmonton Military Hospital, Edmonton, Middlesex

Edmonton Military Hospital, Edmonton, Middlesex
Edmonton Military Hospital, erected in 1910 as the infirmary of the Edmonton Union workhouse. It later became part of the North Middlesex Hospital

Background imageColumns Collection: Corpus Iuris Civilis

Corpus Iuris Civilis. Code of Justinian. 529. Legislative compilation for a Roman law unification. Parchment codex. Folio 63v. 13th century

Background imageColumns Collection: Great Theatre, Berlin, Germany

Great Theatre, Berlin, Germany
Interior view of the Great Theatre (Grosse Schauspielhaus), Berlin, Germany. It was designed by Hans Poelzig for the theatre impresario Max Reinhardt. 1920

Background imageColumns Collection: Queens Hall, Langham Place, London

Queens Hall, Langham Place, London. Date: circa 1910

Background imageColumns Collection: Entrance hall corridor, Woolwich Town Hall, SE London

Entrance hall corridor, Woolwich Town Hall, SE London. circa 1908

Background imageColumns Collection: Square du Petit Sablon, Brussels, Belgium

Square du Petit Sablon, Brussels, Belgium
Aerial view of the Square du Petit Sablon, Brussels, Belgium, a public garden noted for its statues of representatives from traditional professions. Date: circa 1900

Background imageColumns Collection: Sculpture on Synagogue, Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, France

Sculpture on Synagogue, Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, France
Sculpture on the Synagogue, Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, France, a Romanesque revival building which was destroyed during the Second World War. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageColumns Collection: Side door of the Cathedral of San Lorenzo, Genoa, Italy

Side door of the Cathedral of San Lorenzo, Genoa, Italy
The side door of the Cathedral of San Lorenzo, Genoa, Italy Date: 1927

Background imageColumns Collection: State Insane Asylum, Austin, Texas, USA

State Insane Asylum, Austin, Texas, USA
View of the State Insane Asylum (now the Austin State Hospital), Austin, Texas, USA. It is the oldest psychiatric hospital in Texas. Date: circa 1905

Background imageColumns Collection: Morning Call Coffee Stand, New Orleans, USA

Morning Call Coffee Stand, New Orleans, USA
Morning Call Coffee Stand, French Market, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Claimed to be the citys most famous coffee drinking place. Date: circa 1940

Background imageColumns Collection: Interior of the Temple Church, London

Interior of the Temple Church, London, viewed from the entrance doorway. Date: 1843

Background imageColumns Collection: Building of the Aswan Dam, Egypt

Building of the Aswan Dam, Egypt -- temples were either covered by water or dismantled and moved to a new location. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageColumns Collection: Temple of Luxor. Night view of the first courtyard. Egypt

Temple of Luxor. Night view of the first courtyard. Egypt

Background imageColumns Collection: Scene outside a theatre on a Christmas card

Scene outside a theatre on a Christmas card, with people arriving to see the pantomime. Date: circa 1890s



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