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UNESCO World Heritage Sites and other historic marvels from around the world

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Eiffel Tower, Paris, France CVS01_01_076 Featured World Heritage Image

Eiffel Tower, Paris, France CVS01_01_076

Eiffel Tower, Paris, taken from a tethered balloon. Shadbolt recorded this image as Photograph of Paris Exhibition with Eiffel Tower taken from captive balloon, dated to the final day of the Exposition Universelle - 6 November 1889. The Eiffel Tower had been completed in March 1889 as the centrepiece of the Exposition. From the Cecil Victor Shadbolt collection of lantern slides dating from 1882-1892

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Nimrud, Iraq XAWC11429 Featured World Heritage Image

Nimrud, Iraq XAWC11429

Nimrud, Nineveh Governorate, Iraq. Vertical aerial photograph of the ancient tell near Noomanea village thought by local tradition to have been the city of "Nimrod". Calah, or Kalhu, was the capital of the Assyrian Empire in the 9th and 8th centuries BCE. It thrived from the 13th century BCE to its destruction by the enemies of Assyria in the late 7th century BCE. Archaeologists have been excavating here since the 1840s, notably Austin Henry Layard

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