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31 July 2011[edit]

  • 17:15, 31 July 2011 (UTC)

A male eastern box turtle (a sub-species of common box turtle) from Maryland

  • 09:30, 31 July 2011 (UTC)

1887 engraving of Prodryas persephone, a fossil Lepidopteran from the Eocene.

  • 01:45, 31 July 2011 (UTC)

Kiever Synagogue, Toronto

30 July 2011[edit]

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General Johnson saving a Wounded French Officer from the Tomahawk of a North American Indian

  • 10:00, 30 July 2011 (UTC)

Huller

29 July 2011[edit]

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Sea-of-Galilee-1900.jpg
  • 15:09, 29 July 2011 (UTC)

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

  • 06:54, 29 July 2011 (UTC)

An 18th-century mechanical toy shaped as a tiger savaging a man

28 July 2011[edit]

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A station bell

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Rabotnitsa cover

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Carl Linnaeus

27 July 2011[edit]

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Perucica forest within Sutjeska National Park

  • 13:39, 27 July 2011 (UTC)

A space probe in outer space

  • 05:24, 27 July 2011 (UTC)

Aerial view from the south on Schloss Johannisberg in vineyards and park, Basilika and East Wing to the right

26 July 2011[edit]

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Front view of house

  • 12:54, 26 July 2011 (UTC)

Sunda colugo

  • 04:39, 26 July 2011 (UTC)

 Trnovačko Lake, Maglić mountain

25 July 2011[edit]

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 St Mary and All Saints Church, Great Budworth exterior

  • 08:00, 25 July 2011 (UTC)

Australian disabled swimmer Priya Cooper holding the Australian flag after winning gold at the 1996 Summer Paralympics

  • 00:00, 25 July 2011 (UTC)

 Castello Orsini-Odescalchi

24 July 2011[edit]

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Front view of church

  • 08:00, 24 July 2011 (UTC)

Painter Vittore Grubicy de Dragon

  • 00:00, 24 July 2011 (UTC)

No. 224 following its recovery from the Firth of Tay in 1880

23 July 2011[edit]

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Two Inocybe godeyi mushrooms

  • 08:00, 23 July 2011 (UTC)

Obverse of the 1799 eagle

  • 00:00, 23 July 2011 (UTC)

The Annunciation to the Shepherds, by Franz Xaver Merz, Windberg Abbey, 1755

22 July 2011[edit]

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Beginning of "Worthy is the Lamb", ending Part III, in Handel's manuscript

  • 08:00, 22 July 2011 (UTC)

Władysław Szpilman

  • 00:05, 22 July 2011 (UTC)

Ambassador Charles A. Ray

21 July 2011[edit]

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The United Reformed Church in Robertsbridge, West Sussex

  • 08:00, 21 July 2011 (UTC)
A Grenadier of the Imperial Army's Paderborn regiment at the Siege of Philippsburg
  • 00:00, 21 July 2011 (UTC)

View of a reservoir at the bottom of a steep arid canyon

20 July 2011[edit]

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Epiactis prolifera with brood

  • 08:00, 20 July 2011 (UTC)

Jeriome Robertson in 2007

  • 00:00, 20 July 2011 (UTC)

Corydalis nobilis flowers

19 July 2011[edit]

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Ruins of the macellum (marketplace).

  • 08:00, 19 July 2011 (UTC)

Reconstruction of Columbian mammoth

  • 00:00, 19 July 2011 (UTC)

 Two men meet in a court audience. One is presenting another with a white brick-like object.

18 July 2011[edit]

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An XR-750 racing at Scioto Downs, Ohio

  • 08:00, 18 July 2011 (UTC)

Memorial to J.B. Malone next to the Wicklow Way trail in the Wicklow Mountains

  • 00:00, 18 July 2011 (UTC)

The Nutters performing

17 July 2011[edit]

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A one-story white house with green shutters, surrounded by a white picket fence, with an American flag in the front yard.

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Lewton's Polygala

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 Feathers hotel

16 July 2011[edit]

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Van Wagoner riding a bicycle

  • 08:00, 16 July 2011 (UTC)

The Octagon Chapel, Liverpool, pen-and-ink sketch

  • 00:00, 16 July 2011 (UTC)

Eel meat in a green herb sauce in a metal serving dish.

15 July 2011[edit]

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Statue of elephant (metaphor for the inner potential releasable by meditation)

  • 08:00, 15 July 2011 (UTC)

Three-storied wooden pagoda with an octagonal floor plan

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Les Demoiselles d'Avignon (1907) by Pablo Picasso

14 July 2011[edit]

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Jean Thurel (1699–1807), portrait by Antoine Vestier in 1788

  • 08:00, 14 July 2011 (UTC)

A gray-headed, brown and rose colored finch on a flower

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A small stepped pyramid flanked by the ruins of other stepped pyramids against a forest backdrop.

13 July 2011[edit]

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Old man abandoned in gaol

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A painting of the Virgin Mary cloaked in red holding the baby Jesus, flanked by a seated angel clad in black playing a harp and a seated angel clad in white playing a mandolin, with two angels in flight above holding a crown above Mary's head.

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U.S. Army soldier Leroy Petry in uniform

12 July 2011[edit]

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Three-quarter painted portrait of a man, facing right, in a brown silk coat, gesturing towards a seascape

  • 08:00, 12 July 2011 (UTC)

Bushy-tailed olingo

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A large Portland stone cenotaph draped in flags, bearing inscription, 'The Glorious Dead'

11 July 2011[edit]

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Tzeltal child in Amatenango

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Mini Cooper

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A severed sheep's head on a plate with mashed turnips and mashed potatoes

10 July 2011[edit]

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Dutch actress Renée Soutendijk in 1992

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Portrait of Gen. John Chase in military uniform, 1914.

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Sketch of a naval frigate.

9 July 2011[edit]

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 View of Bhima Dam and reservoir

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St Mary de Crypt Church

  • 00:00, 9 July 2011 (UTC)

A skyscraper tower behind a building with a statue on top

8 July 2011[edit]

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Photograph of Charles S. Mitchell cropped from Michigan football team portrait

  • 08:00, 8 July 2011 (UTC)

A low, broad, stone-built church with a tiled roof and a spire at the far end, with a porch projecting to the left

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A queen sitting on a throne

7 July 2011[edit]

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Interior of the church, view to the organ, white walls and columns, red accents in the vault, wooden benches, pulpit on the left

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Gottfried in 1895 parade

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 Iglesia Inmaculada Concepcion Ujarras

6 July 2011[edit]

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Picture of an insect and two insect-disguised fishing baits

  • 08:00, 6 July 2011 (UTC)

 A bay surrounded by green tree covered mountains

  • 00:00, 6 July 2011 (UTC)

A group of passing-by people, including two children stopped at a child lying face down on a street

5 July 2011[edit]

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Torrs Horns

  • 08:00, 5 July 2011 (UTC)

Two cylinders telling the construction of the temple of Ninurta, Girsu, Circa 2125 BC, Terra cotta, Dimensions 56.50 cm long, 33 cm diameter, Louvre Museum, Paris, Department of Near East Antiquities, Richelieu, Hall 2, Accession number MNB 1511, MNB 1512

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A man with bushy, white hair wearing a black jacket and bowtie and white shirt

4 July 2011[edit]

  • 16:00, 4 July 2011 (UTC)

interior of the church, view to the organ, light pink columns, grey benches, organ case white and gold

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River with bushes on the banks.

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Al-Hadba minaret, Mosul

3 July 2011[edit]

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A young man sitting with books

  • ... that Madmen in the Yard, a drawing by the Croatian painter Ignjat Job (pictured), was influenced by his two-year stay in a mental hospital?
  • ... that Little Marton Mill was built in England in 1838 and restored in 1937 to become a memorial?
  • ... that the United States mediated the 1962 New York Agreement as part of a plan "to prevent Indonesia from falling under communist control and to win it over to the west"?
  • ... that during World War II, the Germans built a bomb- and gas-proof bunker on Jerbourg Point, the southeastern point of Guernsey in the English Channel?
  • ... that Shigeo Satomura pioneered non-invasive monitoring of blood flow in the human body using ultrasonic Doppler techniques in the 1950s?
  • ... that the Philippine play Paglipas ng Dilim ("After the Darkness") tackles the conflicts of mixing cultures from the Philippines, Spain, and the United States?
  • ... that although Norma Lyon studied animal science at Iowa State University, she ended up sculpting butter at state fairs?
  • 08:00, 3 July 2011 (UTC)

A cluster of brownish cup fungi

  • 00:00, 3 July 2011 (UTC)

Baroque painting of Mary (dressed mostly white) arriving with a servant at the house of Elizabeth and Zechariah (both right), Baroque garden in the background, a parrot to the right

2 July 2011[edit]

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 Lake and trees

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Interior of the Stave Falls power house showing four of the generators

  • 00:00, 2 July 2011 (UTC)

 Arbol de Piedra, a tree-like piece of rock eroded by the wind

1 July 2011[edit]

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The dovecote and herb beds

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Picture of a plant with blue flowers

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 Western end of Roseau Cathedral with a tower capped by a steeple and white marble statues in three niches above the door