Architecture, Landscape & Nature

A group of steel workers standing on scaffolding 70 storeys high New York Steelworkers
A group of steel workers standing on scaffolding 70 storeys high looking down over New York City from the RCA building.
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A general view of the Champs Elysees, Paris Champs Elysees
A general view of the Champs Elysees, Paris. Original Publication: Picture Post - 7264 - Fashions New Alphabet - pub. 1954
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The 18th century stone observatory at Jantar Mantar, near Delhi, India Early Observatory
The 18th century stone observatory at Jantar Mantar, near Delhi, India.
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The main spiral staircase at Queen's House, Greenwich, London. Spiral Stairwell
The main spiral staircase at Queen's House, Greenwich, London.
Original Publication: Picture Post - 7277 - Greenwich Staircase - unpub.
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New York City looking north New York
New York City looking north. The Hudson River is to the left and Battery Park in the foreground. Passenger ferries are in the right foreground with the Downtown Heliport to the right of them.
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Frith Street in Soho, London Soho Night
Frith Street in Soho, London, at a time when the capital's rival gangs are battling for control of race-course betting.
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Beams of sunlight streaming through the windows at Grand Central Station Sun Beams Into Grand Central Station
Beams of sunlight streaming through the windows at Grand Central Station, New York City, circa 1930.
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Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament by night Parliament By Night
Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament by night, 31st January 1973.
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A lone policeman walks along the snow covered Embankment in London. Winter Beat
25th February 1933: A lone policeman walks along the snow covered Embankment in London.
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People sheltering from the rain under the portico of the National Gallery in London. Sheltering From Rain
February 1928: People sheltering from the rain under the portico of the National Gallery in London. The church of St-Martin-in-the-Fields can be seen in the background.
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Decorative wrought iron gates casting shadows in the midday sun Intricate Shadows
circa 1960: Decorative wrought iron gates casting shadows in the midday sun.
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A man walks his bicycle beside the Seine in Paris Seine Scenery
16th August 1952: A man walks his bicycle beside the Seine in Paris and a tug boat on the river belches smoke from its funnel.
Original Publication: Picture Post - 6002 - Paris Pride - pub. 1952
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The skyline of Manhattan with the Brooklyn Bridge and the South Street Seaport Manhattan Skyline
circa 1945: EXCLUSIVE The skyline of Manhattan with the Brooklyn Bridge and the South Street Seaport in the foreground, New York City, 1940s.
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Empire State Building in New York City through an arched window Empire State Building
circa 1950: A view of the Empire State Building in New York City through an arched window. Imperfections in the window glass cause crooked lines in the building.
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he Eiffel Tower seen from Parisian back streets. Eiffel Tower
circa 1925: The Eiffel Tower seen from Parisian back streets.
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Swimmer diving into rough water lashing against rocky cliffs Pacific Diver
circa 1950: Swimmer diving into rough water lashing against rocky cliffs at Acapulco, the Riviera of Mexico.
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1947: Inside the Parthenon on the Acropolis, Athens Inside The Parthenon
circa 1947: Inside the Parthenon on the Acropolis, Athens.
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A view from the vault of one of the Taj Mahal's four minarets Taj Vault
circa 1950: A view from the vault of one of the Taj Mahal's four minarets in Agra, India. (Photo by Three Lions/ Copyright Getty Images)
 
The Guggenheim Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in New York. Guggenheim Window
circa 1955: The Guggenheim Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in New York.
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Busts of famous Americans line the open air colonade of the Hall of Fame Hall Of Fame
circa 1955: Busts of famous Americans line the open air colonade of the Hall of Fame for Great Americans on the campus of New York University.
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The palace of the Pasha of Marrakesh. Pasha's Palace
circa 1955: The palace of the Pasha of Marrakesh.
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A circular staircase in Puerto Rico. Circular Staircase
circa 1950: A circular staircase in Puerto Rico.
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The Manhattan skyline in New York city Big Apple Skyline
1958:The Manhattan skyline in New York city.
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A London policeman finds himself without any traffic to direct Lonely Copper
August 1929: A London policeman finds himself without any traffic to direct on a rainy night on the River Thames Embankment between Chelsea and Westminster.
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A bus and cars travelling down Shaftesbury Avenue, London Rainy Embankment
August 1929: A man standing alone on a rain-drenched pavement on the River Thames Embankment, London.
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View of the New York City skyline from the upper bay New York City Skyline
View of the New York City skyline from the upper bay, New York, New York. This is the view steamers have as they come up the harbor, circa 1940s.
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People and traffic in a street Parisian Street Scene
People and traffic in a street scene in Paris viewed from a street corner, 1965.
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park avenue new york city Park Avenue
1953: A view of neatly arranged office and apartment blocks along Park Avenue in New York City.
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