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30 September 2009[edit]

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[Ulysses S.] Grant from West Point to Appomattox

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Raranimus

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French troops in Tunis

29 September 2009[edit]

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Breakers Hotel

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Torquato Tasso

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SS West Haven

28 September 2009[edit]

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The Sikorsky VS-300 amphibious helicopter

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Olmec mask

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A Great Grey Shrike roosting in Poland

27 September 2009[edit]

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Ayudha Pooja.jpg

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Soviet transport glider Ilyushin Il-32

  • 04:42, 27 September 2009 (UTC)

Side A of the Portland Vase. Cameo-glass, probably made in Italy ca. 5–25 AD.

26 September 2009[edit]

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Red-Capped-Parrot 0004 flat web.jpg

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The tjasker near the Meestersveen, east of the Dutch village of Zeijen, Drenthe

  • 04:42, 26 September 2009 (UTC)

SS Nikkosan Maru (later USS Western Front)

25 September 2009[edit]

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Statue of Lawrence the Indian, savior of Schenectady, NY, USA, at the center of the city's Stockade Historic District

  • 12:42, 25 September 2009 (UTC)

Artist's conception of a manned mission on the surface of Mars

  • 04:21, 25 September 2009 (UTC)

Wooden Zemi

24 September 2009[edit]

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Can of Guinness Original, plus the beer in a glass

  • 12:21, 25 September 2009 (UTC)

Monkey effigy jar for pulque, Aztec, 1200–1520 CE

  • 04:21, 24 September 2009 (UTC)

New Zealand Little Bittern

23 September 2009[edit]

  • 20:21, 23 September 2009 (UTC)

Rhubarb bolete

  • 12:21, 23 September 2009 (UTC)

The Dry Dock Engine Works machine shop as it appeared in 1894

  • 04:21, 23 September 2009 (UTC)

Palms Depot

22 September 2009[edit]

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Scottish Rite Cathedral

  • 12:14, 22 September 2009 (UTC)

Demolished vehicles line Highway 80, also known as the "Highway of Death", the route fleeing Iraqi forces took as they retreated fom Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm

  • 04:07, 22 September 2009 (UTC)

The Tutte 12-cage with a chromatic index of 3

21 September 2009[edit]

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The Faravahar or Frawahr is one of the symbols of Zoroastrianism, also symbol of Persian Achaemenid Empire as it appears on many rock reliefs in south-western Iran.

  • 16:07, 21 September 2009 (UTC)

Illustration of the Pyramid of Amanishakheto, Wad Ban Naga, Sudan, before it was destroyed by looting

  • 10:08, 21 September 2009 (UTC)

Night sharks (Carcharhinus signatus)

  • 04:07, 21 September 2009 (UTC)

Brian Cowen

20 September 2009[edit]

  • 22:07, 20 September 2009 (UTC)

Portrait of Roman Emperor Caracalla; inscription in Greek letters and cross added at the Byzantine period in order to transform the portrait into that of St. Peter. Amethyst intaglio, ca. 212 AD.

  • 16:07, 20 September 2009 (UTC)

Harvey Locke

  • 10:07, 20 September 2009 (UTC)

BSA Type A 770 cc 1921.jpg

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Nyctalus azoreum.jpg

19 September 2009[edit]

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How hydrostatic drive works

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Rocher du Diamant Mayer.jpg

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Maria Rayevskaya

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Bellary Fort seen from below

18 September 2009[edit]

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Beitweizmann03.jpg

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Battle of Parkany

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De Sterrenberg windmill

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Nazi and Soviet soldiers standing together shoulder to shoulder during the parade

17 September 2009[edit]

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Surajkund reservoir.

  • 07:08, 17 September 2009 (UTC)

Rockall, one of the most isolated islets in the world.

  • 01:07, 17 September 2009 (UTC)

Portrait of Rashid al-Haj Ibrahim

16 September 2009[edit]

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Trzy Korony

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Austro-Hungarian battleship SMS Radetzky

  • 07:07, 16 September 2009 (UTC)

Page from the Apocalypse (from between 1450 and 1500)

  • 01:07, 16 September 2009 (UTC)

Roppongi Hills Mori Tower

15 September 2009[edit]

  • 18:42, 15 September 2009 (UTC)

Green peach aphid (Myzus persicae)

  • 12:42, 15 September 2009 (UTC)

Paul Dresser

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Harry Linacre

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Sakae Menda

14 September 2009[edit]

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Australian swellshark

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Emajõgi in Tartu

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The Tontine Coffee House in New York City

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Gundari

13 September 2009[edit]

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Webs built by the same spider before (left) and after taking caffeine. Image can be improved

  • 12:42, 13 September 2009 (UTC)

Cole Hamels pitching against Cincinnati Reds

  • 06:35, 13 September 2009 (UTC)

Central American Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri oerstedii)

  • 00:28, 13 September 2009 (UTC)

George W. Beatty (right) and Al Welsh (left)

12 September 2009[edit]

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Sculptures at Bhima Devi Temple

  • 12:28, 12 September 2009 (UTC)

Manor in the village of Mereszowszczyzna, Kosava, Belarus

  • 06:28, 12 September 2009 (UTC)

Buffoon playing a lute, Frans Hals (circa 1623–1624)

  • 00:28, 12 September 2009 (UTC)

Modified B-17 Flying Fortress bomber, carrying a yellow lifeboat, serving as a Dumbo rescue flight

11 September 2009[edit]

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Tamatave bombarded and occupied by the French 11 June 1883.jpg

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Ultraviolet/Visible Camera image of NGC 300

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Italian soprano Eugenia Tadolini (1808–1872)

10 September 2009[edit]

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Mica cap (Coprinellus micaceus)

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SMS Kurfürst Friedrich Wilhelm

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Illustration of Mariana by William Britten in 1901

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The Lucky Lady II.

9 September 2009[edit]

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Sofia-oberbauer.png

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General view of the gateway of the fort, Belgaum.jpg

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CR Scuderia driver Adam Christodoulou during a qualifying session

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Egawa Hidetatsu

8 September 2009[edit]

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Magnolia × wieseneri

  • 17:21, 8 September 2009 (UTC)

Thomas H. Hoatson House

  • 11:21, 8 September 2009 (UTC)

Puffadder shyshark (Haploblepharus edwardsii)

  • 05:21, 8 September 2009 (UTC)

Takashima Shuhan

7 September 2009[edit]

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Jens Book-Jenssen in 1939

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Sher Shah Suri gate

  • 11:21, 7 September 2009 (UTC)

Kiliaen van Rensselaer (Dutch merchant)

  • 05:21, 7 September 2009 (UTC)

Vehicle being towed out of the mud, 1939, Alaska Rt 51 mile 16

softcore Roman porno genre?

6 September 2009[edit]

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Spadenose shark

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Holy Trinity Church, Trowbridge

  • 11:21, 6 September 2009 (UTC)

View of Kerkouane seaside

  • 05:21, 6 September 2009 (UTC)

Yellow-billed Amazon (Amazona collaria)

5 September 2009[edit]

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Eutactic star consisting of 5 pairs of vectors in three-dimensional space

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Mahen Theatre

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Alice Ayres

  • 05:21, 5 September 2009 (UTC)

Leucopholiota decorosa

4 September 2009[edit]

  • 23:16, 4 September 2009 (UTC)

Fiddler's Reach Fog Signal, with beam to hold bell, in August 2009

  • 17:14, 4 September 2009 (UTC)

Gorilla knuckle-walking

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Kielder Viaduct

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Admiral John MacBride

3 September 2009[edit]

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Negaprion acutidens sydney2.jpg

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Japanese artilleryman, c. 1882

  • 05:14, 3 September 2009 (UTC)

Waling-waling (Euanthe sanderiana)

2 September 2009[edit]

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Confederate cannon at Mansfield Historic Site

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Mount Hope Estate during Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

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Doryphora sassafras

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Honore de Balzac

1 September 2009[edit]

  • 23:14, 1 September 2009 (UTC)

Paul Bako

  • 17:15, 1 September 2009 (UTC)

Liftoff of Mercury-Atlas 8

  • 11:14, 1 September 2009 (UTC)

Britannic seen on a 1914 postcard

  • 05:14, 1 September 2009 (UTC)

Green - Wyatt Federal Building