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Wall plaque at  Schloss Laxenburg, Austria, featuring Kaiser Friedrich III's AEIOU monogram. (austria-lexicon.at)

Wall plaque at Schloss Laxenburg, Austria, featuring Kaiser Friedrich III's AEIOU monogram.

Monogramm Friedrichs des III. - A.E.I.O.U. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Monogram of Frederick III Monogramm Friedrichs des III. - Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

AEIOU in Graz, Austria

An interesting detail of Graz: There are a lot of signs mentioning the string AEIOU. This was used by the Habsburg Emperor Frederick III who resided in Graz for many years.

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An earthenware portrait plaque, with a portrait of King Charles II an with symbolic crowns and oak.

Умань, 1930. Сцена з п’єси А.Золіна „Таміла" в поставі сільбудянського драматичного гуртка с. Дзензелівки.

Гемінґвей і краби on

'Les Vampires en Famille' and parasitical propaganda

Symbol of the Katholischer Arbeiterbewegung (KAB) (the Catholic Workers' Movement).

Symbol of the Katholischer Arbeiterbewegung (KAB) (the Catholic Workers' Movement).

Die Lebensstufen der Frau/Stages of a woman's life, c.1890 (Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Germany)

Die Lebensstufen der Frau/Stages of a woman's life, c.1890 (Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Germany)

A French calendar print, 1793, with the revolutionary motto flanked by obelisks and fasces, surmounted by female allegories sitting on either side of the Eye of Providence, and placing a wreath above the portraits of revolutionaries; the French rooster is below. (British Museum)

A French calendar print, 1793, with the revolutionary motto flanked by obelisks and fasces, surmounted by female allegories sitting on either side of the Eye of Providence, and placing a wreath above the portraits of revolutionaries; the French rooster is below. (British Museum)

A late medieval cast lead cloth seal with a stamped arrow on one disc; 'may denote Crown property - exactly the same convention was carried over to the War Office and it is thus best known today as marking Ordnance Survey datum points'. (Portable Antiquities Scheme)

A pair of cast discs linked and clenched together, with a stamped symbol on the face of one disc. The symbol is a broad arrow, and may denote Crown property - exactly the same convention was carried over to the War Office and it

The unknown warrior: a symbol of the sacrifice of war. (BBC.co.uk)

From trench to tomb

Ninety years after being laid to rest in Westminster Abbey, how was the unknown warrior chosen?

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