Special Report

Early Photographs of the World’s Most Famous Landmarks

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Taj Mahal
> Location: Agra, India
> Construction completed: 1653
> Year of photograph: Early 20th century

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Buckingham Palace
> Location: London, England
> Construction completed: 1703-1913
> Year of photograph: Unknown

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St. Paul’s Cathedral
> Location: London, England
> Construction completed: 1710
> Year of photograph:

The Grand Palace
> Location: Bangkok, Thailand
> Construction completed: 1782
> Year of photograph: circa 1880

Source: By John Plumbe - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs divisionunder the digital ID cph.3c12293.This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. See Commons:Licensing for more information., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3385334 / Wikimedia Commons

The White House
> Location: Washington, D.C., United States
> Construction completed: 1800
> Year of photograph: circa 1846

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