Italy. Rome. The Colosseum. 1st century A.C. Nocturnal view
Italy. Rome. The Colosseum (Coliseum) or Flavian Amphitheatre. Elliptical construction built of concrete and stone. 1st century A.C. Nocturnal view. At the background, the Arch of Constantine.
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The Battery, Wagon Line - A Nocturne
The Battery, Wagon Line. A Nocturne. Captain Gilbert Holiday, Royal Field Artillery (1879-1937). Holiday'S Early Life Was Spent In St. John'S Wood And From His Window He Was Able To Watch The Royal Horse Artillery, Which Was His First Contact With Horses. He Was Educated At Westminster And Then Studied At The R.A. Schools. He Worked As An Illustrator At The Graphic, The Tatler And The Illustrated London News. Holiday Served As A Gunner In The Royal Field Artillery On The Western Front During The First World War And He Painted Many Pictures For Army Messes.
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