Pictures of the Week
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Bridge and Chapel
, Martorell, Catalonia, Spain. This photograph was taken by Charles Clifford (1819-1863), a Welshman who travelled to Spain and became the photographer of the Spanish Royal Family.
Lady Chapel (Chapel of St Mary)
, Glastonbury Abbey, Somerset (begun 1186). According to legend, monks discovered the grave of King Arthur and Queen Guinevere nearby during its construction
Ibsen in the Cafe of the Grand Hotel, Christiania (1902), a lithograph by the Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863 - 1944)
Moscow, Red Square at night, thronged with people for a firework display. Formerly known as Trinity Square, it was originally laid out in the sixteenth century.
This week marks the 60th anniversary of the four-month battle for the Abbey at Monte Cassino in which 200,000 soldiers died. Founded in the 6th century, rebuilt after 1349, it was rebuilt again after 1944.
The Moscow underground: platforms at Mayakovsky Square Station. Built in 1938 by A N Dushkin and named after Vladimir Mayakovsky; a leading poet of Russian Revolution of 1917
One of a series of theatre designs by Duncan Grant, a prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group. This design was for a curtain for a 1913 production of Shakespeare's