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Victorian era bridges allot of different design styles and sensibilities. It is generally considered that the Victorian period found itís beginnings with the demise of Napoleonís expansionist policies, continuing thru the reign of Queen Victoria, and culminating up to WW1 in 1914. The styles developed from each other not only as an extension of the current political situation but also to the needs of the rising middle class during the industrial revolution. more...

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Revived more than once as a public and domestic architectural style, the Gothic has also inspired literary genres, art, music, fashion and, at the close of the twentieth century, a synthetic design- and lifestyle known as "Goth." more...

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Egyptian, Roman, Byzantine, Greek, Chinese, Japanese, Persian, Arabic, Gothic, and more ó this colorful compendium of 512 religious, architectural, and ornamental images encompasses the abundant variety of the ancient world.

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