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The Arch of Constantine, Rome. Erected in 315 AD


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King Olaf V coronation 1957 in Trondheim Cathedral.
Architecture of the columns & arches appears Gothic to me.


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The two columns on either side of Marathon Boy are
a perfect example of the Doric order.

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Here are the various types of colums




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Since Rod came up with a British Arch , I will match that
with an Austrian Archduke, in response to Kirks Canadian "Arches" ...



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And here is a nice Arabian arch from Egypt.


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...and this is the postcard, I think the above label
originates from.

Ack: The Witt collection and Riga stamps



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Brock's Monument atop Queenston Heights, in Queenston, Ontario, Canada

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brock%27s_Monument

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First time I climbed up & down it's 235 steps was on a school
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Was a lot easier the first time.


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Can't help myself...but would these two be considered arch enemies?


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Finally located an Ionic column capital even though it's
rather small but it is on a Greek stamp.


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The entrance to the Ajanta Caves, from Hyderabad State in India:



SG 46, the 8 Anna of 1931
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The engaving on some of the Espana issues is awesome, and here is silly me thinkin that Spain only issued stamps of that big head general dude.
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