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Gatchina

Lvov ''', polymath artist, geologist, philologist and ethnographer, compiled the first major collection of Russian folk songs, adapted rammed earth technology for northern climate, built the Priory Palace in Gatchina, pioneered HVAC technology, invented carton-pierre *'''Alexander Middendorf''', zoologist and explorer, discoverer of the Putorana Plateau, founder of permafrost science, studied the influence of permafrost on living beings, coined the term


Harlow

, inline skates, scooters (Kick scooter) and BMXs. The 2010 Bowls (Lawn bowls) England Singles Champion was resident Steve Mitchinson who won against Scott Edwards from Sussex. Art and culture thumb 275px thumb The Playhouse Theatre (File:The Playhouse, Harlow - geograph.org.uk - 140524.jpg) Harlow is the home to a major collection of public sculptures (over 100 in total) by artists such as Auguste Rodin, Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, and Ralph Brown (sculptor


Tashkent

Museum of Uzbekistan. It contains a major collection of art from the pre-Russian period, including Sogdian (Sogdian language) murals, Buddhist statues and Zoroastrian art, along with a more modern collection of 19th and 20th century applied art, such as suzani (suzani textile) embroidered hangings. Of more interest is the large collection of paintings "borrowed" from the Hermitage (Hermitage Museum) by Grand Duke Romanov to decorate his palace in exile


Empire of Japan

appropriated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. *Alisher Navoi Opera and Ballet Theatre, built by the same architect who designed Lenin's Tomb in Moscow, Aleksey Shchusev, with Japanese (Empire of Japan) prisoner of war labor in World War II. It hosts Russian ballet and opera. *Fine Arts Museum of Uzbekistan. It contains a major collection of art from the pre-Russian period, including Sogdian (Sogdian language) murals, Buddhist statues and Zoroastrian art, along


Birmingham, Alabama

exhibitions, and an IMAX dome theater. The center also houses a major collection of fossil specimens for use by researchers. Other unique museums include the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame; the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, which contains the largest collection of motorcycles in the world; the Iron & Steel Museum of Alabama at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park (Tannehill Ironworks), near McCalla (McCalla, Alabama); the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame; and the Talladega


Wellington

, John, was born and a selection of poems in a collaborative volume, ''Poems unpleasant'', was published. Having completed his course at teachers’ college in December, Baxter spent 1953 in full-time study at Victoria University (Victoria University of Wellington) College and published his third major collection, ''The fallen house''. In 1954 he was appointed assistant master at Epuni School, Lower Hutt. He received a BA in 1956. Court-Martial After a brief holiday in Auckland, von


Liverpool

in the world. ''The Pre-Raphaelite Collections'' Culture24 website Sudley House contains another major collection of pre-20th-century art. Liverpool University's Victoria Building was re-opened as a public art gallery and museum to display the University's artwork and historical


Berlin

van der Rohe ) specializes in 20th-century European painting. The Hamburger Bahnhof, located in Moabit, exhibits a major collection of modern and contemporary art. In spring 2006, the expanded Deutsches Historisches Museum re-opened in the Zeughaus with an overview of German history through the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. The Bauhaus Archive is an architecture museum. thumb The reconstructed Ishtar Gate (File:Ishtar Gate at Berlin Museum.jpg) of Babylon at the Pergamon


Netherlands

"V2.0 sales report" "I Think I'm Paranoid" reached #25 on the European Top 50 Airplay chart and #35 on the European Top 100 (European Hot 100) sales chart. '''Alex van Warmerdam''' (born August 14, 1952 in Haarlem) is a Dutch (Netherlands) screenwriter, film director, and actor. He is also a painter (Painting). One of the focal points is the early European painting, with a major collection of trecento


Brazil

and at Endeavour River (near modern Cooktown (Cooktown, Queensland)) in Queensland, where they spent almost seven weeks ashore while the ship was repaired after foundering on the Great Barrier Reef. While they were in Australia Banks, the Swedish botanist Daniel Solander and the Finnish botanist Dr. Herman Spöring Jr. made the first major collection of Australian flora, describing many species new to science. Almost 800 specimens were illustrated


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