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My Valued and Quality images
Roughly north to south.
Pump Room at the Thompson dry dock (where the RMS Titanic was built)
Principia or administrative block of the Hardknott Roman Fort, Cumbria
St Andrews Church, Aysgarth, North Yorkshire dating from the late 14th Century.
Church of St Oswald, Castle Bolton: a Grade II listed building
Dolwyddelan Castle from the south.
Crickhowell Bridge, Wales
Concert at the Royal Albert Hall
The Vyne under restoration
The Vyne (NW view), Hampshire
Minley Manor near Yateley
Reed bed at Fleet Pond
Hampshire File and Rescue Service fire engine
Eelmoor Flash on the Basingstoke Canal
Guildford Guildhall Clock (1683)
Hindhead tunnel southern portal
Polesdon Lacey from the west
"Illusionary [or secret] door" at Mottisfont Abbey linking the study with the owner's dressing room.
Exbury House near Southampton
Cricket at Priory Park, Chichester
Petworth House from the west
Wight Ryder I - Portsmouth to Isle of Wight catamaran.
Architrave of the Lyme Regis Guildhall showing the borough's coat of arms
Lyme Regis harbour viewed from Holmbush Car Park
Reconstriction of Daphne du Maurier's study
Elsewhere in Europe
Roughly north to south.
Flag of the Amsterdam Chapter of the Dutch East India Company
Kerkboog (Church archway), St Stephens Chuch, Nijmegen from inside the churchyard
Coat of arms of the Dutch city of Nijmegen
Choir of the Abbey Church of Sainte-Marie de Fontcaude, France
Western facade of the Château-Abbey Cassan, France
Ground floor hall of the Château-Abbey de Cassan
Gateway to the Château de Pézenas
Tomb of Cardinal Guillaume Briçonnet (1445 - 1514), Narbonne Cathederal
War memorial, Béziers
Hôtel de Flottes de Sébasan, Pézenas, France
Pont Vieux, Carcassonne
Rue du Portail d'Amont, Faugères, a village in S. France
Elsewhere in the world
Roughly east to west
The Carnival Spirit in Sydney Harbour, 2013
Australian Naval Ensign flying at half mast thereby making way for the "invisible flag of death".
Rainforest canopy walkway, Great Otway National Park
Graves of the victims of the Armoured Train cemetery - an action in which Churchill was captured.
26 Metre dish, HartRAO, South Africa
Elephants trunk wrestling in the Addo Elephant National Reserve.
Port Elizabeth City Hall
Elephant footprint in Chobe National Park, Botswana.
Theology Seminary, Stellenbosch - af:Teologiese Kweekskool (Stellenbosch).
Postboxes at Stellenbosch post office.
Vergelegen homestead, Somerset West.
Groot Constantia, Cape Town
Koopmans-de Wet House, cape Town
Heraldry above the entrance to the Castle of Good Hope (Cape Town)
Kat Balcony, Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town
Ceremonial acceptance of the key by the Castle of Good Hope guards to open the castle gate.
Original definition of the kilometre
Deviations between the International Prototype Kilogram (IPK) and national copies of the IPK at periodic recalibrations.
Images that I proposed for VI status, but which I did not take
White Rhinoseros (via MNR), Featured picture here.
Mouth of the Tugela River
Restaurant du Musée d'Orsay
The famous speed record holding steam locomotive No. 4468 Mallard.
NZASM 46 tonner locomotive at Witbank.
Aerial view of the Victoria Falls
LNER 4472 "Flying Scotsman" at Leamington Spa
Road up the Sani Pass, South Africa heading towards the Lesotho border.
Aerial view of Premier Mine, South Africa
Dorze hut, Ethiopia
Pietermaritzburg City Hall, built 1893, rebuilt 1901 after a fire.
Grave of Cecil John Rhodes
Hôtel de ville, Charleroi
Railway line across the Nullarbor plain - 478 km dead straight railway.
Cecil (John) Rhodes (1853-1902)
Silicon sphere from the Avogadro Project
Replica of the Batavia at sea.
HMS Illustrious returning to port.
Swiss Class Ce 6/8 II articulated crocodile electric locomotive
Steam Engine No 1 of the Pretoria-Pietersburg Railway Company (1899)
More of my images
These images were taken by me and are used by at least three Wikipedia articles (number given in brackets), but for various reasons have not been classified as Valued images or Quality images.
These images were taken by me, are not listed above and used outside the Wikimedia Project. Link to relevant articles shown.
Old A3 at Devils Punch Bowl
Art gallery, Carcassonne 
Mixed unit addition example 
Falkland Islands in Gondwana (adapted by me) 
Tower of London ravens
Definition of a hectare (copied from my .png file)