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What is the size of these coins?

Two of the coins are catalogued on the Shanghai Museum website. The largest coin in the centre of the image is a large Wanli Tongbao, with a diameter of 87 mm. The smallest coin is a Tianqi Tongbao, ...
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Where was this destroyed bridge in South Vietnam?

This photo was taken at the Tonle Cham Camp, constructed in 1967 and abandoned in 1974. Given the lack of encampments in the background, I believe the photo was taken towards the beginning of this ...
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Is this a photo of a historical reinactment of an 1868 treaty signing?

Two good answers already. I think I can narrow this down a little to at earliest 1940's The folding table in the image appears to be from a form patented in 1940, as outlined in USA patent US2256889A. ...
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Is this a photo of a historical reinactment of an 1868 treaty signing?

Beneath both photographs is a description: This item was produced or created on January 24, 1955. The creator compiled or maintained the parent series, Photographs of Navajo Life in the Southwestern ...
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Is this a photo of a historical reinactment of an 1868 treaty signing?

No, the pictures cannot be taken in 1868. In the second one you can see a person wearing a leather jacket with a zipper. The earliest zippers were available and practicable for clothing (beside shoes) ...
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What is the original source of this 16th century image of a French town holiday with musicians in a tree?

According to this source, it is an oil painting titled "Fête populaire autour d'un arbre" from 1560 (Popular celebration around a tree) being shown at the Musée Carnavalet, Histoire de Paris....
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What was this television history series?

The programme you're after sounds a lot like Connections which was a BBC series hosted by James Burke. Connections is a science education television series created, written, and presented by British ...
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Help identify details from a Soviet military uniform?

This photo is of a junior sergeant from between 1957 and 1970: First of all, it cannot be from before 1955, when the badge on the shoulder board was placed in the center of the board. The placement ...
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What is the original source of this 16th century image of a French town holiday with musicians in a tree?

I saw in Paris (Paris History Museum?) 1560 Gifter to museum by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingress before 1867. No Artist name noted by myself
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