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Palácio de Monserrate, Lisboa, Portugal

The Monserrate Palace is an exotic palatial villa located near Sintra, Portugal, the traditional summer resort of the Portuguese court. It was built in 1858 for Sir Francis Cook, an English baronet created visconde de Monserrate by King Luís.

Valentre Bridge In Cahors, France

The Pont Valentré is a six-span fortified stone arch bridge crossing the Lot River to the west of Cahors, in the Midi-Pyrénées region. It has become a symbol of the city. Cahors is the capital of the Lot department in south-western France.

Jon Vickers, Opera Star Known for His Raw Power and Intensity, Dies at 88. Here in "Peter Grimes" at the MET

Vickers brought a colossal voice to legendary portrayals of Wagner’s Tristan, Verdi’s Otello, Beethoven’s Florestan and Britten’s Peter Grimes.

Cleopatre.

This is a picture of Elizabeth Taylor in the 1963 version of Cleopatra. Her looks in the movie inspired an Egyptian influence in fashion. She also influenced a heavier eye makeup look through her look in the film.

African-Native Americans : We are still here. (part 2) Later, as the new American government began to thrive, laws were drafted to protect the land and property the colonists had acquired. These laws strengthened the powers of slave owners, limited the rights of free Africans and barred most Indian rights altogether.

African-Native Americans : We are still here. (part 2) Later, as the new American government began to thrive, laws were drafted to protect the land and property the colonists had acquired. These laws strengthened the powers of slave owners, limited the rights of free Africans and barred most Indian rights altogether.