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South East View of the Mausoleum as Restored, by James Fergusson

Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, by James Fergusson
DescriptionEnglish: Speculative restoration of the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus by James Fergusson
Date1862
SourceThe Mausoleum at Halicarnassus Restored in Conformity with the Recently Discovered Remains (https://archive.org/details/mausoleumathalic00ferg/page/n7/mode/2up)
AuthorJames Fergusson

House by Charles M. Bartberger

DescriptionEnglish: Architect’s drawing of the J. J. Matthews House, East Liberty, Pittsburgh, by Charles M. Bartberger
Date1903
SourceThe American Architect and Building News (https://archive.org/details/sim_american-architect-and-architecture_1903-04-04_80_1423/page/n19/mode/2up)
AuthorCharles M. Bartberger

This house still stands; Father Pitt has pictures of it in its current condition.

Weep Every Brimfull Flower

DescriptionEnglish: Mourner by a cascading stream, from the frontispiece to The Works of the Emperor Julian, 1798
Date1798
SourceThe Works of the Emperor Julian (https://archive.org/details/worksofemperorju01ju/page/n7/mode/2up)
AuthorPainted by W. W. Carr; drawn by Boultby; engraved by Barlow

Sacaline

DescriptionEnglish: Illustration of man with flourishing patch of Polygonum sachalinensis. “It was first valued as a decorative plant,” says the accompanying article, “and is now highly endorsed by many eminent horticultural authorities for its economic possibilities. If the claims made for it should be sustained upon trial in our arid regions it will be one of the most valuable introductions of this or any age.”
Date1894
SourceOut of Doors for Women (https://archive.org/details/IAPSOP-out_of_doors_for_women_v1_n12_nov_1894/page/8/mode/2up?view=theater)
AuthorAnonymous

We should note that Sachalin and its close cousin Japanese Knotweed have become two of the world’s most pernicious invasive species.