5 Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, Scotland Photograph by Tom Mackie, Alamy Great Britain’s biggest freshwater lake, Loch Lomond is one of four sections of the Trossachs, an appealing belt of hills and lochs stretching across the border betwee
Hadrian's Wall in England was a defensive fortification in Roman Britain, begun in AD 122 during the rule of emperor Hadrian. In addition to its military role, gates through the wall served as customs posts
Set of Fifty-Two Playing Cards ~ ordinary playing cards (as opposed to tarot cards) from the fifteenth century ~ Date: ca. Culture: South Netherlandish, Medium: Pasteboard with pen and ink, tempera, applied gold and silver
From a set of playing cards, ca. South Netherlands -- The Cloisters set of fifty-two cards constitutes the only known complete deck of illuminated ordinary playing cards from the century. The figures appear to be based on Franco-Flemish models.