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Category: 2019

Arrival in Timbuktu - an engraving from the Parisian weekly journal Le Tour du Monde, 1860

Desert destination

A 19th-century engraving of a camel caravan arriving before the desert city of Timbuktu.

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ABBA Gold garden gnomes at the foot of a tree

ABBA Gold

Four ABBA garden gnomes under a tree in Canberra.

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The "Falls of Clyde" sailing ship moored in Honolulu harbour

Dying Falls

The Falls of Clyde, the world's last surviving iron-hulled, four-masted full-rigged ship, moored at her berth in Honolulu harbour.

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Wood carving outside a marae (Māori meeting house)

Time to make marae…

Wooden head carving outside a marae - a traditional Māori meeting-place.

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Madonna on a Benin stamp, c.2002

Cashing in

Pop singer Madonna on a Republic of Benin 200 CFA franc stamp, circa 2002.

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