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Picture of the day
1 March 2024
Kammergarten pavilions in the gardens of Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria. The location, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was the main summer residence of the Habsburg rulers. The site is one of the most important architectural, cultural, and historic sites in the country and a major tourist attraction since the mid-1950s.
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Kammergarten pavilions in the gardens of Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria. The location, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was the main summer residence of the Habsburg rulers. The site is one of the most important architectural, cultural, and historic sites in the country and a major tourist attraction since the mid-1950s.

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English : Kammergarten pavilions in the gardens of Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria. The location, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was the main summer residence of the Habsburg rulers. The site is one of the most important architectural, cultural, and historic sites in the country and a major tourist attraction since the mid-1950s.

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The cover of the program for the Woman Suffrage Procession. The first suffragist parade in Washington, D.C., it occurred on this date 111 years ago.

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English : The cover of the program for the Woman Suffrage Procession. The first suffragist parade in Washington, D.C., it occurred on this date 111 years ago.

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Head of white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) at the volerie des aigles in Kintzheim (Bas-Rhin, France).

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English : Head of white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) at the volerie des aigles in Kintzheim (Bas-Rhin, France).

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Sigmaringen Castle, seen from the northwest

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English : Sigmaringen Castle, seen from the northwest

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HDR from three exposures (+2 to -2) of Canary Wharf, as seen from the Thames Path, Limehouse, London.

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English : HDR from three exposures (+2 to -2) of Canary Wharf, as seen from the Thames Path, Limehouse, London.

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Indian jewelry designer at work

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English : Indian jewelry designer at work

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A child dressing up as the God Shiva. Today is the Hindu holiday Maha Shivaratri.

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English : A child dressing up as the God Shiva. Today is the Hindu holiday Maha Shivaratri.

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Sunset in Fernando de Noronha, Pernambuco, Brazil.

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English : Sunset in Fernando de Noronha, Pernambuco, Brazil.

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Mow Cop Castle, an 18th-century folly straddling the Cheshire–Staffordshire border built to resemble a ruinous castle.

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English : Mow Cop Castle, an 18th-century folly straddling the Cheshire–Staffordshire border built to resemble a ruinous castle.

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Palácio Quitandinha, Petropolis. The Palácio Quitandinha is a historic former luxury resort hotel in Petrópolis, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 1947, the Palácio Quitandinha was the site of the Rio Treaty, attended by United States President Harry Truman.

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English : Palácio Quitandinha, Petropolis. The Palácio Quitandinha is a historic former luxury resort hotel in Petrópolis, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 1947, the Palácio Quitandinha was the site of the Rio Treaty, attended by United States President Harry Truman.

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Swelling flower bud of Allium ursinum. Focus stack of 60 photos.

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English : Swelling flower bud of Allium ursinum. Focus stack of 60 photos.

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Photo taken of Hurricane Florence convection with deep eyewall in Atlantic Sea from ISS by astronaut Alexander Gerst: Ever stared down the gaping eye of a category 4 hurricane? It's chilling, even from space ...

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English : Photo taken of Hurricane Florence convection with deep eyewall in Atlantic Sea from ISS by astronaut Alexander Gerst: Ever stared down the gaping eye of a category 4 hurricane? It's chilling, even from space ...

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Gryphaea arcuata Lamarck, 1801, Devil's Toenail; height 4.5 cm; Black Jurassic α III

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English : Gryphaea arcuata Lamarck, 1801, Devil's Toenail; height 4.5 cm; Black Jurassic α III

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Interior facade of one of the courtyards of the Borujerdi House, a historic house museum in Kashan, Iran. It was built in 1857 by architect Ustad Ali Maryam for the bride of Borujerdi, a wealthy merchant. The bride came from the affluent Tabātabāei family, for whom the architect had built the nearby Tabātabāei House several years earlier.

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English : Interior facade of one of the courtyards of the Borujerdi House, a historic house museum in Kashan, Iran. It was built in 1857 by architect Ustad Ali Maryam for the bride of Borujerdi, a wealthy merchant. The bride came from the affluent Tabātabāei family, for whom the architect had built the nearby Tabātabāei House several years earlier.

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Choirs and altar in the St Jacob’s Church (Karthaus) in Weddern hamlet, Kirchspiel, Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : Choirs and altar in the St Jacob’s Church (Karthaus) in Weddern hamlet, Kirchspiel, Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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A full-figured woman and a thin woman. They overlook the sea.

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English : A full-figured woman and a thin woman. They overlook the sea.

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Flowers of a Neillia affinis

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English : Flowers of a Neillia affinis

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Cover of the special edition Der Tag von Potsdam (Potsdam Day) on March 21 1933, a ceremony for the re-opening of the German Reichstag in the weekly newspaper Die Woche.
Portrait of Frederick the Great by Klaus Richter (1919). The Prussian King was glorified by the Nazis as a precursor to Hitler.

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English : Cover of the special edition Der Tag von Potsdam (Potsdam Day) on March 21 1933, a ceremony for the re-opening of the German Reichstag in the weekly newspaper Die Woche.
Portrait of Frederick the Great by Klaus Richter (1919). The Prussian King was glorified by the Nazis as a precursor to Hitler.

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San Miguel Church‎, formally The Royal Parish and National Shrine of Saint Michael and the Archangels, Manila, Philippines

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English : San Miguel Church‎, formally The Royal Parish and National Shrine of Saint Michael and the Archangels, Manila, Philippines

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Pepper No. 30, 1930 photograph of a green pepper by Edward Weston. Today is his 138th birthday.

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English : Pepper No. 30, 1930 photograph of a green pepper by Edward Weston. Today is his 138th birthday.

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Keylong, fields of Belling in the foreground, Kardang on right. View from the west. Lahaul, Himachal, India.

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English : Keylong, fields of Belling in the foreground, Kardang on right. View from the west. Lahaul, Himachal, India.

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Man talking on the phone in Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

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English : Man talking on the phone in Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

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A Burmese man smoking a filterless cheroot cigar

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English : A Burmese man smoking a filterless cheroot cigar

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Good Friday Procession in Malta

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English : Good Friday Procession in Malta

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Statue of "Jerusalem as the Center of the World", Park Teddy Kollek, Jerusalem

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English : Statue of "Jerusalem as the Center of the World", Park Teddy Kollek, Jerusalem

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Mekong bank with stilt dwellings, trees and clouds at golden hour, seen from the bridge between Don Det and Don Khon, Si Phan Don, Laos. Don Det, Eastern side.

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English : Mekong bank with stilt dwellings, trees and clouds at golden hour, seen from the bridge between Don Det and Don Khon, Si Phan Don, Laos. Don Det, Eastern side.

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