'Superior Street, Cleveland, from Presbyterian Church', 1872. Creator: John Karst
'Superior Street, Cleveland, from Presbyterian Church', 1872. View of the city of Cleveland, Ohio, USA. On the right is the spire of the Old Stone Church, with trees marking the Public Square. Between the the viewer and the church is the old post office and custom house. From "Picturesque America; or, The Land We Live In, A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes...with Illustrations on Steel and Wood by Eminent American Artists" Vol. I, edited by William Cullen Bryant. [D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1872]
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Old Crathie Kirk, Balmoral, Scotland
Crathie Kirk, where Queen Victoria worshipped from 1848 and it is still used by the British Royal Family when they are in Scotland. The church in the illustration was built in 1804 but was rebuilt in the Gothic Revival style 1893-5. From “The Queen's Resolve (‘I Will Be Good') With Royal Anecdotes and Incidents - A Jubilee Memorial” by the Rev. Charles Bullock B.D. Published in London by ‘Home Words' in 1887, the year of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. She reigned from 20 June 1837 – 22 January 1901.
© Linda Steward
Bell Tower of Tenedos Church Along Dionisiou Solomou, Corfu, Greece
At the top of Solomou Street under the New Fortress is the Roman Catholic Church of Tenedos dedicated to the Blessed Virgin of Carmel and it is named after an icon of the Virgin Mary which was brought to Corfu when the Venetians were forced to evacuate the island of Tenedos which was captured by the Turks in 1657. The Church and monastery started to be built in 1663 and completed in 1749.
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