Barcelona, Spain - International Exhibition
One of the Fountains by night. Barcelona, Spain - International Exhibition of 1929 - 1930. In a large park on the Montjuic hill, following a previous exhibition in 1888 which had not aroused much excitement, the second World Exhibition in Barcelona took place in 1929. Spanish works of art and industrial products, as well as replicas of Spanish architectural monuments in the Spanish Village were displayed. Date: 1929 - 1930
Monuments on the site of the Battle of Waterloo, Belgium
A view of several of the monuments erected in Belgium on the site of the Battle of Waterloo, fought between the Napoleonic French armies and the British army and allies on 18 June 1815. On the left is the Lion's Mound, a manmade hill with a large lion sculpture on the peak. On the right is the Monument to the Hanoverians, and behind it the Gordon Monument, in honour of Wellington's aide Alexander Gordon, who died during the fighting.
© The Roseries Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
Palmyra, Syria - The Tower of Elahbel
The Tower of Elahbel (also known as Tower 13, or Kubbet el 'Arus) a four-storey sandstone tower tomb near the ancient city of Palmyra in Syria. The Tower of Elahbel and several other less well preserved tower tombs were reportedly blown up by ISIL/ISIS in August 2015.
© Mary Evans Picture Library/Hubertus Kanus
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