Several etymologies have been given as the source from which the celebrated hill of Montmartre, near Paris, derived its name.
The celebrated bridge of the Rialto was built under the government of the Doge Pascal Cicogna
The church Santa Maria della Salute is a Baroque church in the Sestiere Dorsoduro in Venice at the entrance to the Grand Canal.
St. Peter’s as the most splendid monument of religion and art
Castle of Thurnberg is the most perfect of all the Rhenish castles. In sublimity of character, the feudal palace of Thurnberg is unequalled.
Cologne, viewed from the water, appears with more of ancient majesty than from any other point.
This Arch was a tribute of gratitude to the Emperor Trajan, and was erected in the year 115 A. D.
A picturesque tour of Italy, from drawings made in 1816-1817 by James Hakewill and William Turner.
The ruins of Baalbek. Drawn from nature by W. H. Bartlett
The Louvre and the Tuileries, were once central residences of the French monarchies
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