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Jaguar's head on top of stairway; Eastern Court. Copán, Honduras. Photographed by: Dr Alfred Percival Maudslay in 1890-1891. -British Museum-

Jaguar's head on top of stairway; Eastern Court. Copán, Honduras. Photographed by: Dr Alfred Percival Maudslay in 1890-1891. -British Museum-

At the end of the track. Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park. - Click image to find more History Pinterest pins

At the end of the track. Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park. - Click image to find more History Pinterest pins

Left and front view of Stela A; north side of the Great Plaza. Copán, Honduras. Photographed by Dr Alfred Percival Maudslay in 1890-1891. -British Museum-

Left and front view of Stela A; north side of the Great Plaza. Copán, Honduras. Photographed by Dr Alfred Percival Maudslay in 1890-1891. -British Museum-

This is the photo that would trigger vertigo in most people! A workman perched atop this shaky chimney, all that is left of the building, is chipping away with a hammer. London during the Blitz, 1940. The question is: how did he climb up there?

This is the photo that would trigger vertigo in most people! A workman perched atop this shaky chimney, all that is left of the building, is chipping away with a hammer. London during the Blitz, 1940. The question is: how did he climb up there?

Copán, known as Xukpi to the Maya, is a Pre-Columbian city in the western part of Honduras, Central America in the department of Copán; it is the site of a major Maya kingdom. A man is resting his hand on an altar. -British Museum-

Copán, known as Xukpi to the Maya, is a Pre-Columbian city in the western part of Honduras, Central America in the department of Copán; it is the site of a major Maya kingdom. A man is resting his hand on an altar. -British Museum-

Stela D, 1885 photo by Maudslay, Alfred Percival, 1850-1931

Stela D, 1885 photo by Maudslay, Alfred Percival, 1850-1931

Close view of the Death's Head Monument with two lines of inscription on the front and one on the left side; near the Temple of the Foliated Cross. Palenque, Mexico. Photographed by Dr Alfred Percival Maudslay in 1890-1891. The ruins of Palenque are situated in the Mexican State of Chiapas. They stand on a narrow shelf on the northern slope of the foothills of the Sierra de las Naranjas. -British Museum-

Close view of the Death's Head Monument with two lines of inscription on the front and one on the left side; near the Temple of the Foliated Cross. Palenque, Mexico. Photographed by Dr Alfred Percival Maudslay in 1890-1891. The ruins of Palenque are situated in the Mexican State of Chiapas. They stand on a narrow shelf on the northern slope of the foothills of the Sierra de las Naranjas. -British Museum-

Man standing next to Stela K ; near the eastern border of the Great Plaza. Quiriguá, Guatemala. Quiriguá is an ancient Maya archaeological site along the lower Montagua river in south-eastern Guatemala. Photographed by Dr Alfred Percival Maudslay in 1894. -British Museum-

Man standing next to Stela K ; near the eastern border of the Great Plaza. Quiriguá, Guatemala. Quiriguá is an ancient Maya archaeological site along the lower Montagua river in south-eastern Guatemala. Photographed by Dr Alfred Percival Maudslay in 1894. -British Museum-

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