The occupation of Macao by a grant from the head of the celestial empire to the Portuguese, as a reward for their services against the pirates infesting the islands at the mouth of the Canton river, took place on or about the year 1586.
The view taken of the Taj Mahal in the plate before us, is from the Jumna, which washes a wall of red granite, the boundary of the magnificent garden in which this splendid structure rises.
THE Palace of the Luxembourg is situated in the Faubourg St. Germain, Rue de Vaugirard.
The Armenian bishop of Djulfa, Azerbaidjan. c. 1886. The cathedral of Eschmiadsin.
Wakf property of Daniel. Sheikh Thae. Visit to Sheikh Thaer, administrator of the Wakf property of Daniel, 1848. Iran. Khuzestan. Ab-Dizfoul and the secretaries of Sheikh Thaer. Drawing of Tofani,… Read More
The pleasure-grounds belonging to the Taj Mahal are watered daily during the dry season; and they are clothed in perpetual verdure, while the surrounding country is a wilderness.
Inside of a house in the Radack Islands. Polynesia. Island nation of the Marshall Islands.
St. Michael’s Mount (Cornish: An Garrel Los y ‘Cos) is a tidal island on the southwestern tip of England.
Henri de Lorraine, duc de Guise. The Assassination of Henri of de Guise. France 16th century. Reign of Henri II. Renaissance.
TO the south-east of the Roman Agora is the octagonal Tower of the Eight Winds; the Clepsydra of Andronikos Kyrrheste described by Vitruviu.