Pictures of the Week
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The Al-Aqsa Mosque (farthest Mosque) in Jerusalem. Built originally around 674, it was converted to a palace by the crusader kings before returning to a Mosque following Saladin's capture of Jerusalem
The Calvary at Tronoen. Sited within walking distance of the sea, it dates from between 1450 and 1470 and shows scenes including the Annunciation, Nativity, Last Judgement and Crucifixion
An invitation to dinner at the Savage Club, February 7th, 1914. Founded in 1857, it remains one of the leading Bohemian Gentleman's Clubs in London; its quest the 'pursuit of happiness'
The stairwell of Bevin Court, designed in the 1950s by the Russian architect Berthold Lubetkin. Search A&A for other examples of his work, including the penguin pool at London Zoo!
A detail from Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi's memorial to French soldiers killed during the Franco-German war. Bartholdi is best known as the sculptor of the Statue of Liberty
The journey to Bethlehem
: a detail from the 14th-century tomb of Ines de Castro in the Monastery of Santa Maria, Alcobaca, Portugal.
Douaumont Ossuary holds the remains of 130,000 unknown French and German soldiers who fell on the battlefields of Verdun.
Study for a demonic spirit
(from Henry VI, Part II, Act I, Scene II) by George Romney (1734-1802).
Horatio Nelson as a Midshipman, 1774
. Born in 1758 in Norfolk, the son of a country parson, he entered the navy aged 12 as a Captain's Servant, and was promoted to Captain in 1779 at the age of 20.
The Maratona terraces of the
(Stadio Artemio Franchi) in Florence, built in 1932 by architect Pier Luigi Nervi. Home to AFC Fiorentina, the stadium is now named after a former president of UEFA