This tower has been converted into a Semà-Khanés or chapel for the religious dance called Semà, which is performed every Friday within its walls by an order of dancing dervishes.
Jewish graves at Bab el Oued, Algier. Algeria 19th century. Tombeaux juifs.
Caravan in an indoor street of Algier, Algeria. Algérie – Caravane dans une Rue Couverte, Algier.
The Temple of Muses, Finsbury Square London. Metropolitan Improvements; or London in the 19th century.
A Buddhist Temple at Nagasaki Japan. From the book: Two journeys to Japan. 1856-7, by Kinahan Cornwallis. Illustrated by the author. Published by Thomas Cautley Newby. London 1859.
Charles the Fat encamped under the walls of Paris, 9th century. Charles the Fat, Charles III, Carolingian Emperor encamped under the walls of Paris without daring to fight the Normans preferred… Read More
Norman viking invasion in 845. Siege and attack on Paris by Vikings
Gallic Roman temple in honor of Augustus in 1st century BC at Lugdunum. France – le temple qui fut élevé en l’honneur d’Auguste au IVème siècle par les soixante peuples… Read More
In a previous description of the Great Wall of China, the particular view here given is alluded to and described.
Near where the Porcelain Tower formerly stood, the largest and principal bridge of Nanjing spans the main trunk of the canal, forming a communication between an extensive suburb, and the west gate of the city.