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History Of The Blue Crane Of Dublin

https://www.dublininquirer.com/2019/03/06/brushing-up-the-blue-crane-at-dublin-port


California’s Goofy Architecture

https://www.1843magazine.com/culture/look-closer/the-story-of-californias-bizarre-novelty-architecture


The Sinking Of The Christmas Ship In 1912

I am not happy at the tax dollars spent for the Christian “mission”, but I can’t hate a historical remembrance.
http://news.wbfo.org/post/recalling-great-lakes-doomed-christmas-tree-ship

http://www.mlive.com/news/index.ssf/2017/12/coast_guard_recreates_christma.html


Mary Shelley’s Bedroom Artifacts

It’s her Birthday!
http://shelleysghost.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/mary-shelleys-dressing-case?item=225


Ancient Islamic Weapons And Armor

From the Met
http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/objects?exhibitionId=f9335363-16b7-41db-a7d9-6775cdc3e327


Love In Ancient Persia’s Paintings

http://blogs.bl.uk/asian-and-african/2017/02/romancing-the-tome-love-in-illustrated-persian-manuscripts.html


Smithsonian African American Museum

Good read..
http://www.citylab.com/design/2016/09/how-the-new-smithsonian-african-american-museum-works/500246/


What Victorian’s Threw Away

Go into the database and look around, interesting..

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Secrets Of The Thames

http://londonist.com/2016/07/secrets-of-the-thames?rel=handpicked


Vintage Swimwear (Photos)

Amazingly, weather.com actually has something interesting;
https://weather.com/travel/news/vintage-beach-photos


Robert Hubert’s Paintings

http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/exhibitions/2016/hubert-robert.html


A 1920’s Lawn Party On Governor’s Island NYC

http://gothamist.com/2016/06/13/photos_jazz_age_lawn_party_2016.php#photo-2


Three Centuries Of American Prints

http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/exhibitions/2016/three-centuries-of-american-prints-from-the-national-gallery-of-art.html


Galactic Politics; NGC 7252

http://www.spacetelescope.org/images/potw1549a/?utm_medium=SocialSignIn&utm_source=Twitter


Color Photos From 1913

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http://www.123inspiration.com/christina-in-red-1913-photos-reveal-incredibly-vivid-colors/


The Last Chained Libraries

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http://www.amusingplanet.com/2015/04/the-last-surviving-chained-libraries.html


Found; 60 Historic Cars Worth $18M

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http://www.123inspiration.com/60-vintage-cars-worth-12-million-found-in-french-farm-garage/


Evolution Of Brit Soldiers Kits

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http://www.123inspiration.com/stunning-photo-series-shows-the-evolution-of-british-soldiers-kits-from-1066-to-2014/


Panagia Hozoviotissa Monastary

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http://www.amusingplanet.com/2014/07/the-monastery-of-panagia-hozoviotissa.html


Retro Charlotte

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Some intersting stuff; http://retroclt.blogspot.com/


Parade Of Skeletons

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http://www.amusingplanet.com/2014/05/parade-of-skeletons-at-gallery-of.html


A Couple Things..

Throww back, to the first class of female US Astronauts; http://airandspace.si.edu/explore-and-learn/multimedia/detail.cfm?id=2672

And these have invaded Florida..
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http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2014-01-10/news/fl-yellow-banded-millipede-20140110_1_mulch-munchers-critters-south-florida Photo;


Atlantic Bus Festival

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That’s HD, cool flickr photo set; http://www.flickr.com/photos/mtaphotos/sets/72157636020337114/with/10004333615/


Hubble And Time

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I post this only because it explains pretty well, how the observsations made by the Hubble Telescope are really windows into millions and billions of years of history. And that is only because it took the light that long to reach us. I don’t think many people realize that fact.

http://www.spacetelescope.org/videos/hubblecast68a/