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Façade of an Egyptian temple structure in a state of partial ruin.
Antonio Beato<br><em>Temple of Kalabsha</em><br>1870s<br>albumen print | paper<br>Gift of Mr. and Mrs. W. Howard Bond<br>1985/2.99
View of an Egyptian temple and palm trees seen from below.
Antonio Beato<br><em>Pharoah's Bed, Island of Philae</em><br>1870 - 1889<br>albumen print | paper<br>Gift of Mr. and Mrs. W. Howard Bond<br>1989/1.47
Paul Sandby<br><em>Arch of Augustus</em><br>1777<br>etching and aquatint | paper<br>Gift of J. Frederick Hoffman<br>2005/1.436
Paul Sandby<br><em>Tomb of Theodoric</em><br>1772 - 1782<br>etching and aquatint | paper<br>Gift of J. Frederick Hoffman<br>2005/1.440
This photograph depicts a panorama view of a palatial structure with archways and two domed watchtowers on its roof. Before the structure stand two figures talking and a garden full of trees and potted plants.
Samuel Bourne<br><em>The Fort -Agra- Palace of Akhar (marble)/ Taj in distance</em><br>1863 - 1875<br>albumen print | paper<br>Gift of Mr. and Mrs. W. Howard Bond<br>1989/1.48
A fallen man in the red coat of the 18th c. British military officer lies face down in a landscape. To the left, holding his hand, is a grieving widow and infant son. Behind the grouping is a landscape that opens off to the left with the reddish glow of continued combat. Behind the figures, a drapery has been set in the trees to frame the grouping and separate it from the distant landscape behind them.
Joseph Wright of Derby<br><em>The Dead Soldier</em><br>1789<br>oil | canvas<br>Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund and anonymous individual benefactors<br>2006/1.156
Thomas Rowlandson<br><em>A Petitioner</em><br>1790<br>ink and watercolor | toned paper<br>Museum Purchase<br>1948/2.17
Egyptian temple seen from a slightly oblique angle.
Antonio Beato<br><em>Temple of Dendera</em><br>1870 - 1880<br>albumen print | paper<br>Transfer from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology<br>1980/1.155
A.W.A. Plâté<br><em>Palm Trees, Ceylon</em><br>1885 - 1895<br>double carbon transfer print | paper<br>Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond<br>2002/1.221
The Roman emperor Vespasian sits in an interior receiving a document from a standing figure to the right of the composition.  The emperor is dressed in a white robe and sits on a red chair to the left of the composition.  The interior is largely dark, with the exception of the emperor, whose figure is brightly lit.<br />The painting is in the original frame, which is constructed to resemble a Roman Temple with base, entablature, and fluted ionic pilasters.
Lawrence Alma-Tadema<br><em>Vespasian hearing from one of his generals of the taking of Jerusalem by Titus</em><br>1866<br>oil | panel<br>Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund<br>2004/2.143
Sir Frank William Brangwyn<br><em>The Bridge at Alcantara, Sicily</em><br>1910<br>aquatint and etching | paper<br>Transfer from the College of Architecture and Design<br>1972/2.46
Landscape view from the perspective of a ruin in the foreground. A village of white buildings is visible in the background, at the foot of two hills.
Francis Frith<br><em>View at Hebron</em><br>1857<br>albumen print | paper<br>Gift of Frederick P. and Amy McCombs Currier<br>1988/1.94.1-2

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Britain — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:05 pm)
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Colonialism — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:05 pm)
Empires — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:05 pm)
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74 Collection Object Sources

Arch of Augustus (2005/1.436)
Tomb of Theodoric (2005/1.440)
The Dead Soldier (2006/1.156)
A Petitioner (1948/2.17)
Temple of Dendera (1980/1.155)
View at Hebron (1988/1.94.1-2)
Stream, India (1989/1.50)
Venice (1931.11)
The Memnonium, Thebes (1988/1.96.1-2)
Luxor (1980/1.156)
Mount Etna (1949/2.97)
Penzance (1988/1.106)
Mongol Woman (1988/2.17)
Landscape (2008/2.353)
Maori Girl (1989/1.49)
Windsor Castle (1979/2.106)
Native Bazaar (1995/1.74)

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