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Constantinople (Istanbul) cafe scene. Colorised 1912 postcard of men kalian smoking and playing nard (similar to blackgammon). The original b&w photo may date back to 1890s.
Ushiku Daibutsu is a statue located in Ushiku, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. Completed in 1993, it stands a total of 120 metres (390 ft) tall, including the 10 m (33 ft) base and 10m lotus platform.
Sunset glow pours beams of golden light upon ocean shores