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Decorative wall design for the United States Capitol building James Leslie

Decorative wall design for the United States Capitol building James Le...

Design drawing shows wall frescoes with naval themes including Poseidon and his chariot, mermaids, ships, and seashells, probably designed with Henry Sharp for wall decorations in the Committee on Naval Affairs... More

Rome. Frescoes in house of Claudius Nero. Palace of the Caesars

Rome. Frescoes in house of Claudius Nero. Palace of the Caesars

In album: Jerusalem, Alexandria, Cairo, Rome, no. R12.

Ķașr ʻAmra Wandmalereien.

Ķașr ʻAmra Wandmalereien.

Plate 31 in portfolio: Bilder aus Palästina. Nord-Arabien und dem Sinai. Berlin : Dietrich Riemer, 1916. Letterpress caption in German. Title from item. Translated title by Library staff.

Many of the mosques of Constantinople were formerly Christian churches. There is a belief among the Christians that when the old frescoes of Saint Sophia appear again through their coating of Turkish paint, the city will fall to Christian hands In the late afternoon the setting sun silhouettes these giant toothpicks or minarets against the eastern sky making the city from the sea fairyland of beauty.

Many of the mosques of Constantinople were formerly Christian churches...

Photographs show pedestrians on the Galata Bridge and boats on the Golden Horn, Istanbul, Turkey. Title from item. Negative series code stamped on page: LC-C26. On page: no. 1396 (top image) and no. 1397 (bott... More

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