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Bridge and Chapel, Martorell, Catalonia, Spain. This photograph was taken by Charles Clifford (1819-1863), a Welshman who travelled to Spain and became the photographer of the Spanish Royal Family.

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Lady Chapel (Chapel of St Mary), Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset (begun 1186). According to legend, monks discovered the grave of King Arthur and Queen Guinevere nearby during its construction

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Ibsen in the Cafe of the Grand Hotel, Christiania (1902), a lithograph by the Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863 - 1944)

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Moscow, Red Square at night, thronged with people for a firework display. Formerly known as Trinity Square, it was originally laid out in the sixteenth century.

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This week marks the 60th anniversary of the four-month battle for the Abbey at Monte Cassino in which 200,000 soldiers died. Founded in the 6th century, rebuilt after 1349, it was rebuilt again after 1944.

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The Moscow underground: platforms at Mayakovsky Square Station. Built in 1938 by A N Dushkin and named after Vladimir Mayakovsky; a leading poet of Russian Revolution of 1917

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One of a series of theatre designs by Duncan Grant, a prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group. This design was for a curtain for a 1913 production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.