Wikipedia:Picture of the day/August 2005

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August 1

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Circle of Lebanon, Highgate Cemetery

Highgate Cemetery, located in Highgate, London, England, was opened in 1839 as part of an initiative to provide seven large, modern cemeteries in a ring round the outside of London. Highgate was a fashionable place for burials. The Victorian attitude to death and its presentation led to the creation of a wealth of Gothic tombs and buildings.

Photo credit: Michael Reeve
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