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1840 Antonio María Esquivel - Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda

Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda, by Antonio María Esquivel y Suárez de Urbina (Spanish,

Portrait of a Colonel in Chief of the British Hussar's Regiment  by (after) George Henry Harlow

Henry William Paget, Marquess of Anglesey known as Lord Paget from 1784 to 1812 and as the Earl of Uxbridge from 1812 to was a British military leader and politician.

River Landscape with Rustic Lovers, 1781 - Thomas Gainsborough

River Landscape with Rustic Lovers - Thomas Gainsborough 1781

I have seen similar things in Athens and the flood of emotions and thoughts as you look upon these aged works of art is astounding and overwhelming. These crumbling sculptures hold such powerful stories, the juxtaposition between life and death, victory and loss, Greece and Britain...no wonder Keats wrote such a powerful poem on the subject. It’s just fascinating to see into a different era. (Prompt 5:4)

A portrait depicting the Elgin Marbles in a temporary Elgin Room at the British Museum surrounded by English staff, a trustee and visitors, Statuary from the east pediment and the Selene Horse are visible.

Charles Robert Leslie

That is Priceless

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