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The English Pug and The French Poodle

In the Place d’Armes. Montreal, there are two striking bronze sculptures. They depict a man dressed in traditionally English clothing and a woman dressed in a stereotypically French style standing far apart and looking away from one another. 67 more words

Places

Faces of an Emperor

Nineteen hundred years ago, a young Roman aristocrat, Publius Aelius Hadrianus, became Emperor of the Roman Empire. Heir to Emperor Trajan, he assumed the official name Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus and remained in power for the next 21 years, from 117 until 138 CE. 675 more words

Athens

Statue and palace

One of the many statues within Jardin du Luxembourg, with a backdrop of the Luxembourg Palace.

More photos to be seen at www.eutouring.com/images_jardin_du_luxembourg.html

Paris

Monument Men: A Book Review

This is a beautiful book. Rich, well composed photography and with a minimum of commentary (which allows one to appreciate the photographs) make the book World War 1: A Monumental History by Robert Konduros and Richard Parrish (the Monument Men of the blog title) a necessary inclusion into anyone who has an interest or passion for Canadian World War 1 history bookshelf. 369 more words

Media

Check Out this 1960s Batman TV series and Influenced by Kustom Kulture Art

Cryptozoic Entertainment and DC Entertainment this week are releasing the Batman Classic TV Series Batmobile Statue. 

Based on the iconic version of the Batmobile from the 1960s Batman TV series, the statue is influenced by the animated style of Kustom Kulture art, which emerged out of the 1960s Southern California hot rod scene. 101 more words

Solicits

Sunken 600-year-old Buddha emerges from water in China

BEIJING, China — A 600-year-old Buddha statue has been discovered in a reservoir in east China’s Jiangxi Province after water levels fell during renovation work. 383 more words

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