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Old World vs New World Season Two Visual Galleries

Vintage Postcards: Franco-British Exhibition 1908

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The Franco-British Exposition went from May to October 1908, and was the first of five major international exhibitions to be held in West London at the White City complex, which later gave its name to the area.

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Artistic Representations Season Two Visual Galleries

The Art of Adolphe Alexandre Lesrel

Estimated read time 4 min read

Adolphe Alexandre Lesrel was twenty-two when he began his studies with the academic painter, Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824-1904). Like many aspiring painters, he hoped to follow in Gérôme’s footsteps as a history painter of scenes from ancient Greece and Rome.

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Season Two Visual Galleries

Old World Doors

Estimated read time 3 min read

They say doors act as gateways or portals, transporting us from one environment to another. Like it or not, the simple door can tell the viewer a lot more than you would initially think, from the inlay of the door frame to the material coverings, the story of the building begins. This was something our forefathers understood and gave great reverence to.

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Season Two Visual Galleries

Star Fort: Elburg, Nederland

Estimated read time 6 min read

Welcome back, fellow researcher, to another one of the many star islands in Nederland. Elburg is a small fishing village located on the Veluweneer river estuary. This area turns out to have a very interesting past, one that links nicely to the star island we have found there. Elburg is not officially a star or bastian fort, but as you will see it definitely qualifies.

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Old World vs New World Season One Visual Galleries

Old World vs New World – Before & After Gallery

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Welcome to our first Gallery Article. Since the great year of change in 2020, we have amassed over 600 before and after photos in our archive. We have reviewed each […]

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Old World vs New World Season One Visual Galleries

Star Fort: Bourtange, Holland

Estimated read time 5 min read

As we continue on our quest for these amazing star-shaped islands, we next head to the flat lands southeast of Groningen, Netherlands, to the town of Bourtange, resting along the […]

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Season One Visual Galleries

The Cherry Blossom Star Fort – Goryokaku Tower

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2023 Hokkaido Flower Season, Japan The cherry blossoms at the Hakodate Flower Attraction, Goryokaku Tower, and the Yoshino cherry blossom benchmark tree at Hokkaido Shrine in Sapporo, are officially in […]