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31 August 2010[edit]

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Van Wert County courthouse, a building of brick construction with decorative stonework and a tall clock tower

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Green leaves, brown flowers

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A whitish shell carved into the shape of a face, with an extremely protuberant triangular nose

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A large concrete multiple arch buttress dam straddles a gorge, withholding water.

30 August 2010[edit]

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Description of the image

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Undershaw, the family home of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle from 1897 to 1907

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A photo of baseball player Lou Gehrig in the pinstriped uniform of the New York Yankees in the foreground, with fans in the stands in the background
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Small patterned brown bird in a thick bush

29 August 2010[edit]

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Ballcourt marker at Mixco Viejo, depicting Gukumatz carrying Tohil across the sky in his jaws

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Gileppe Dam photographed in April 2007

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Mountains and dark blue lake

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Sketch of Prince Wilhelm of Baden in uniform with a large beard

28 August 2010[edit]

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Seaside Institute

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100x100px

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Drawing of a Celtic shield showing bosses and an outline of maybe a boar

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red spherical flowerheads against a backdrop of green leaves

27 August 2010[edit]

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A set of four Dashaveyors at the Toronto Zoo

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A tile-hung and timber-framed building with an uneven tiled roof and a prominent bay window to the right. There is a tall chimney-stack on the roof, and a gallows extends from the ground in front to just below the eaves.

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Painting of two sailing ships, sails fully rigged, exchanging cannonfire on a choppy blue-green sea

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pink flower

26 August 2010[edit]

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Photograph of the top three storeys of a black-and-white house, one bay wide, with ornamental panelling

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MV Geysir loading containers in 2009

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Old St. Andrews Church

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A square grey stone building

25 August 2010[edit]

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The Shield nickel

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Ford-Bacon House

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Tree-shaped house

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Palila

24 August 2010[edit]

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A large brown stone building with castle-like towers and a pointed roof with stepped features on the end. Hanging from its right side is a banner that says "Lake Plains YMCA".

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Vermont window

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A wooden gazebo with a pointed roof

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A photograph looking down the line. In the foreground is a cabin with its distinctive half-glass construction. The lower station is in the middle ground and a panorama of Paris fills the background.

23 August 2010[edit]

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A woman wearing white cricket uniform with red piping and a blue helmet crouches behind three wooden stumps.

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A white house amid tall trees with gently pointed black roofs behind a walkway on a shoreline stabilized with rock. It reflects on water in the foreground.

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Chinese figures

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M.F.1 seaplane on water

22 August 2010[edit]

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A monk, enclosed by the roof of a church, is depicted writing on a manuscript.

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The well-lit inside of a large room with large glass plane windows

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Old Library, Bristol, UK

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A watercolour painting of a dark castle on a distant horizon, with a cloudy sky behind it and dark woodland in the foreground

21 August 2010[edit]

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100x100px

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night view of Mayagüez Cathedral

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Black and white portrait of a man with his left arm in a sling and wearing a military uniform

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Black and white torso shot of a topless well toned man smiling to camera

20 August 2010[edit]

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Two brown mushrooms lay on green moss. The mushrooms are brown and hairy with white gills.

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A montage of four black-and-white photographs, each a headshot of one of the band members of The Beatles

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A Northern Rocky Mountains Wolf standing between two trees

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Photograph of a three-storey black-and-white shop building on an angle in the street.

contains a collection of miniature busts of Venus, a testament to the time when the area was a centre of worship of the goddess?

19 August 2010[edit]

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The First A.M.E. Church of Los Angeles

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A slideshow of marshes re-inundating over a period of nine years

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Full body portrait of a man in bathing suit wearing a swim cap and goggles standing on a pier that reaches out into a body of water, with buildings and a few passersby in the background

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Picture depicting naval battle between the English's HMS Revenge and Spanish ships.

18 August 2010[edit]

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Intricate carvings of two reindeer on a single piece of mammoth tusk

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A brick building against a blue sky, seen from the level of the ground

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Photograph of a long, low black-and-white building, with two storeys, three sets of windows and two red doors visible

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Ancient jewellery

17 August 2010[edit]

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A colonial-dressed man an a Native American-dressed man both flanking a decorated shield with a sailboat on top

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Clean-shaven man in green ceremonial dress uniform with four stars

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A half-length portrait of a man facing to the right. He wears a dark blue jacket with elaborate lapels, and a white wig.

16 August 2010[edit]

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A pair of Tower Optical coin-operated binoculars

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A plane siting on the tarmac

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 A brick building with an arched entrance, pointed front roof and rounded tower on top viewed slightly from its right. There is snow on the ground.

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Corylus johnsonii Holotype SR 98-01-02 A.jpg

15 August 2010[edit]

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Photograph of a long, narrow, black-and-white house

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A dark brown limestone slab littered with rock engravings in light brown. The engravings all show African animals, with a large giraffe on the left. At the centre is a fantasy creature of a lion with human toes and an impossibly long tail. At the tip of the tail there is a pug mark with six toes.

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Andrew Killian

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a reptile similar to a turtle in the sand

14 August 2010[edit]

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Teatro de la Ciudad Theater

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Photograph of a red-brick gabled building with black-and-white timbering to the gables and two large chimneys

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orange round fruit and green leaves

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The schooner Miztec before she was converted to a barge

13 August 2010[edit]

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A brick building
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Photograph of a yellow-painted house with two projecting end wings, a central doorway flanked by columns, eight windows and a tall central chimney

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Two story building, with three flags in the foreground

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Postcard of LZ 10 Schwaben c. 1911

12 August 2010[edit]

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Remnants of ancient ship on display

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Big green leaves

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Crown of Bolesław I (replica made in 2001–2003 after original was lost after 1794)

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view of the Pond in October, with Hallett Nature Sanctuary at left

11 August 2010[edit]

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Georgian church with a tall spire and a classical portico

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Vail in 1900

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Durant-Dort Carriage Company Office, 2010

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Green-leaved plant in shade

10 August 2010[edit]

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A fortress located on a hillside

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The Saints Boris and Gleb Orthodox Cathedral in Daugavpils

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A photograph of a maize weevil

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

9 August 2010[edit]

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The cargo control room on an oil-chemical tanker

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Picture of a leaf fossil embedded on a tan rock

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A museum of contemporary art

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Facade of a building in ruins

8 August 2010[edit]

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A simple church, seen end-on, with a bellcote and transepts; in the foreground are gravestones

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Interior of the shell is white with darker spots and bars.

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A plume of water falls in a narrow channel carved in layers of reddish brown rock. The falls, surrounded by green foliage, spill into a shallow pool.

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Den Nationale Scene

7 August 2010[edit]

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Model of a galleon with small figurines aboard

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A general store with a sign featuring a cartoon devil

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A glacier

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Map of Hellenic arc showing main tectonic elements

6 August 2010[edit]

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a live Indoplanorbis exustus

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A two-storey brick building with stairs visible climbing both ends. The upper floor has white panel fronting, and the words 'North Perrott CC' are centrally located, under a maroon and gold clock.

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man in 19th century suit

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Stone sculpture of a divine couple

5 August 2010[edit]

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Beach in Wakatobi National Park

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house at Audubon Canyon Ranch, in Audubon Canyon in western Marin County, seen from California State Route 1

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 A brick house with a high pointed roof on its left and a lower, trapezoid-shaped one on its right. The first story has a pointed-roof porch on the left and a section sticking out from the brick on its right.

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Photo of Mau Piailug from Maiden Voyage Productions

4 August 2010[edit]

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Two people can just be made out. They are face to face and carved in smooth stone.

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Outside view of Neunggasa Daeung Hall

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Orange and black butterfly

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Feeding and egg laying pits on Rhubarb stalk caused by Lixus concavus

3 August 2010[edit]

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Robert V. Whitlow in the cockpit of a P-51D Mustang

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Warsaw University Library

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Photograph of a red-brick building with blue-brick decoration, with a central shaped gable including a bay window with a stone balustrade above

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Engraving of a butterfly with its wings open: two clubbed antennae extend forwards, and patterns can be seen on the wings.

2 August 2010[edit]

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gold artifacts

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sketch of a man with a beard

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Stone statue of Buddha

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Giant pill millipedes from Madagascar rolled up into balls

1 August 2010[edit]

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small African boy in a western suit

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Under the Window by Kate Greenaway title page

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Portrait of clean-shaven, wrinkled-faced Asian man wearing a cap and combat fatigues

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Diagram hemisphere with box crosshatch, large red globe in center, smaller blue globe with three dots orbiting, an arc of lightning from the small to the large globe