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Two-tailed pasha (Charaxes jasius jasius) Greece.jpg Marsh fritillaries (Euphydryas aurinia) mating.jpg Haematopus unicolor - Point Chevalier.jpg
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Equestrian Portrait of Cornelis (1639–1680) and Michiel Pompe van Meerdervoort (1638–1653) with Their Tutor and Coachman ("Starting for the Hunt") MET DP146442.jpg Muzeum Sułkowskich - Zabytkowy Witraż.jpg Paper cut-out with The Lord's Prayer MET DP372401.jpg
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Émile Bayard - Beaumarchais - Bégéarss in La mère coupable, 1876.jpg Poster for Le pardon de Ploërmel 1859.jpg Poster for Jules Massenet's La Navarraise with Emma Calvé in the rôle of Anita.jpg
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US-NBN-HI-Honolulu-5550-1882BB-10-1-B.jpg Portugal 1729 8 Escudos.jpg Argentina 1828 8 Escudos.jpg
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Heinrich Berann NPS Panorama of Yellowstone without labels.jpg
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Map of the world by the US Gov as of 2016 no legend.svg Braun&Hogenberg Trier 1572.jpg
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Banknote portrait pattern (Intaglio print, tactile effect).jpg Exploding E match collage.jpg Macro photo of LED matrix.jpg
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Tastee-Candy-Apple-Red-Caramel-wPeanuts.jpg Kifli made with spelt flour (Serbian cuisine).jpg Cinnamomum verum spices.jpg
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Dehnbare Helmling Mycena epipterygia.jpg Coprinellus micaceus Glimmer-Tintling.jpg Navadne podvihanke (Paxillus involutus).jpg
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Field Marshall Keitel signs German surrender terms in Berlin 8 May 1945 - Restoration.jpg NZ PM Jacinda Ardern - Kirk HargreavesCCC.jpg Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Heart Mountain, Wyoming. In his barracks home at Block 7 - 21 - NARA - 539206 - Restoration.jpg
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Iceberg in the Arctic with its underside exposed.jpg Noru 2017-07-31 0415Z.jpg Katia, Irma, Jose 2017-09-08 1745Z–1935Z.jpg
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Guion Bluford.jpg Chelsea Manning on 18 May 2017.jpg Mrs. Lillian Ascough, chairman of the Connecticut branch of the Woman's Party.jpg
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Strip photo of San Francisco Cable Car 10.jpg Yellowing of thorium lenses.jpg LEI0190 188 Leica Standard Chrom Sn. 244297 1937 -38-M39 Front view-5809 hf.jpg
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Santuario de Las Lajas, Ipiales, Colombia, 2015-07-21, DD 26-27 HDR.JPG Quedlinburg asv2018-10 img03 Castle.jpg San Francisco City Hall as seen from 100 Van Ness at dusk (wide).jpg
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Polystichum setiferum 'Cristato Pinnulum' (Niervaren). (d.j.b.). 02.jpg Fuyu persimmon fruits, one cut open.jpg Syzygium fruit.jpg
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Volume rendered CT scan of a pregnancy of 37 weeks of gestational age (smaller).gif Nadar - "Hermaphrodite" (Seventh Gallica image).jpg CG Heart.gif
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The Sun by the Atmospheric Imaging Assembly of NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory - 20100819.jpg Apollo 11 Launch - GPN-2000-000630.jpg Aldrin Looks Back at Tranquility Base - GPN-2000-001102.jpg
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SMS Arcona NH 65764 - Restoration.jpg Daher-Socata TBM 900 Air to Air.jpg Russian Fleet (1892) il. 07 Chesma - Restoration, cropped.jpg
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Staphylococcus aureus, 50,000x, USDA, ARS, EMU.jpg Flagellum base diagram-en.svg Gephyrocapsa oceanica color.jpg
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