this original plaster was bequeathed by the artist's widow in 1907, together with part of the artist's estate. on the square outside the musée des arts et métiers ' s entrance is a bronze copy made from the plaster maquette, number 1 from an original edition of 12, made by the museum and cast by susse fondeur paris.
the free balloon competition race was won by a balloon which traved 1925 kilometers from paris to russia in 35 hours and 45 minutes. 31 another special event at the exposition was a gigantic banquet hosted by the french president, émile loubet , for 20,777 mayors of france, algeria and towns in french colonies, hosted on 22 september 1900 in the tuileries gardens, inside two enormous tents .
memorial amphitheater is an outdoor amphitheater, exhibit hall, and nonsectarian chapel located in arlington national cemetery in arlington county, virginia, in the united states.designed in 1913 as a replacement for the older, wooden amphitheater near arlington house, ground was broken for its construction in march 1915 and it was dedicated in may 1920.
architecture latin architectura, from the greek ἀρχιτέκτων arkhitekton 'architect', from ἀρχι-'chief' and τέκτων 'creator' is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings or other structures. architectural works, in the material form of buildings, are often perceived as cultural symbols and as works of art.
paris fountains of the 16th and 17th centuries. the fontaine des innocents in the 1st arrondissement as it looks today. it was moved in 1788 and made into free-standing fountain, and then moved again in 1858 to its present location in the middle of the marché des innocents.
modern architecture, or modernist architecture, was based upon new and innovative technologies of construction, particularly the use of glass, steel and reinforced concrete; the idea that form should follow function functionalism ; an embrace of minimalism; and a rejection of ornament. it emerged in the first half of the 20th century and became dominant after world war ii until the 1980s .
poaching, like smuggling, has a long counter-cultural history. the verb poach is derived from the middle english word pocchen literally meaning bagged, enclosed in a bag. poaching was dispassionately reported for england in 'pleas of the forest', transgressions of the rigid anglo-norman forest law. william the conqueror, who was a great lover of hunting, established and enforced a system of .
103 colmore row, formerly known as national westminster house, was a building on colmore row, birmingham, england.the original building was designed by john madin and was completed in october 1975 as offices and a banking hall for national westminster bank.after national westminster bank vacated the building it passed through several ownerships but failed to lease its offices.
adaptive reuse refers to the process of reusing an existing building for a purpose other than which it was originally built or designed for. it is also known as recycling and conversion. adaptive reuse is an effective strategy for optimizing the operational and commercial performance of built assets. adaptive reuse of buildings can be an attractive alternative to new construction in terms of .
sculpture in scotland includes all visual arts operating in three dimensions in the borders of modern scotland. durable sculptural processes traditionally include carving the removal of material and modelling the addition of material , in stone, metal, clay, wood and other materials. in the modern era these were joined by assembly by welding, modelling, moulding and casting.
this list comprises buildings, sites, structures, districts, and objects in the city of milwaukee, wisconsin, which are listed on the national register of historic places.there are 266 nrhp sites listed in milwaukee county, including 71 outside the city of milwaukee included in the national register of historic places listings in milwaukee county, wisconsin and 195 in the city, listed below.
the old government house is a heritage-listed former 'country' residence used by ten early governors of new south wales between 1800 and 1847, located in parramatta park in parramatta, new south wales, in the greater metropolitan area of western sydney, new south wales, australia. it is considered a property of national and international significance as an archaeological resource.
alien is a 1979 science-fiction horror film directed by ridley scott and written by dan o'bannon.based on a story by o'bannon and ronald shusett, it follows the crew of the commercial space tug nostromo, who encounter the eponymous alien, a deadly and aggressive extraterrestrial set loose on the ship.the film stars tom skerritt, sigourney weaver, veronica cartwright, harry dean stanton, john .
ivan aleksandrovich fomin 3 february 1872, oryol – 12 june 1936, moscow was a russian architect and educator.he began his career in 1899 in moscow, working in the art nouveau style. after relocating to saint petersburg in 1905, he became an established master of the neoclassical revival movement. following the russian revolution of 1917 fomin developed a soviet adaptation of neoclassicism .
in 1897, hankar designed one more important project; he was the artistic director for the international exposition held in tervuren, near brussels, which featured works by the major belgian art nouveau artists, including gustave serrurier-bovy, henry van de velde, and george hobé.
the estate is now known officially as the vizcaya museum and gardens, which consists of 50 acres 200,000 m 2 with the villa and the gardens, and the remaining native forest.the estate is a total of 50 acres 200,000 m 2 , of which 10 acres 40,000 m 2 contain the italian renaissance formal gardens, and 40 acres 160,000 m 2 are circulation and the native 'hammock' jungle forest .
hogan's heroes is an american television sitcom co-created by bernard fein and albert s. ruddy.the show is set during world war ii, and concerns a group of allied prisoners of war who use a german pow camp as a base of operations for sabotage and espionage purposes directed against nazi germany.it ran for six seasons, with 168 half-hour episodes being produced in total.
nancy graves december 23, 1939 – october 21, 1995, in massachusetts was an american sculptor, painter, printmaker, and sometime-filmmaker known for her focus on natural phenomena like camels or maps of the moon. her works are included in many public collections, including those of the national gallery of art washington, d.c. , the brooklyn museum of art, the smithsonian american art .
the temporary plaster and wood arch was so popular that in 1892, a permanent tuckahoe marble arch, designed by the new york architect stanford white, was erected, standing 77 feet 23 m and modeled after the arc de triomphe, built in paris in 1806. during the excavations for the eastern part of the arch, human remains, a coffin, and a .
countryfile is a british television programme which airs weekly on bbc one and reports on rural, agricultural, and environmental issues in the united kingdom. the programme is currently presented by john craven , adam henson , matt baker , tom heap , ellie harrison , paul martin , anita rani , helen skelton , steve brown , charlotte smith , and sean fletcher .
this is the list of words having different meanings in british and american english: m–z.. for the first portion of the list, see list of words having different meanings in british and american english: a–l.. asterisked * meanings, though found chiefly in the specified region, also have some currency in the other dialect; other definitions may be recognised by the other as briticisms or .