Construction of the Washington Monument, 1880s
Top of the shaft during construction of the Washington Monument, and an interior view, 1884.
Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration
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Saint Aiden of Lindisfarne
Saint Aiden, Irish missionary who founded monastery at Lindisfarne in 635,
becoming Bishop of Northumbria, England.
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Matilda of Flanders, Queen of England as wife of William the Conqueror - statue in the garden of the Palais de Luxembourg, Paris.
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