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Images Dated 18th July 2015

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Technical drawing 18th century engraving Featured 18 Jul 2015 Print

Technical drawing 18th century engraving

A high resolution photograph of an antique original intaglio print from The Encyclopedia by Diderot published in 1771

481925304, Antique, Copy Space, Denis Diderot, Illustration, Image Cre, Textured

Old Woodie Car Featured 18 Jul 2015 Print

Old Woodie Car

Side view of the front end of classic woodie car on a wooden pier overlooking the ocean. Wood-bodied station wagons, affectionately known as Woodies, were first popular in affluent American communities, and were often found at hotels, country clubs, and national parks. Featuring hand-crafted strips of birch and mahogany on both interior and exterior panels, wood-bodied wagons were priced higher than regular models

© 2015 Denise Taylor

Batad Rice Fields at the Mountains of Ifugao Featured 18 Jul 2015 Print

Batad Rice Fields at the Mountains of Ifugao

The Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras were inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1995, the first-ever property to be included in the cultural landscape category of the World Heritage List. The majority of the Rice Terraces were constructed in a short time span after the Spanish arrival to the Philippines. The Ifugao Rice Terraces reach a higher altitude and were built on steeper slopes than many other terraces. The Ifugao complex of stone or mud walls and the careful carving of the natural contours of hills and mountains to make terraced pond fields, coupled with the development of intricate irrigation systems, harvesting water from the forests of the mountain tops, and an elaborate farming system.The Ifugao Rice Terraces illustrate the remarkable ability of human culture to adapt to new social and climate pressures as well as to implement and develop new ideas and technologies. The rice terraces of the Cordilleras are the only monuments in the Philippines that show no evidence of having been influenced by colonial cultures. Owing to the difficult terrain, the Cordillera tribes are among the few peoples of the Philippines who have successfully resisted any foreign domination and have preserved their authentic tribal culture. The history of the terraces is intertwined with that of its people, their culture, and their traditional practices