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Natural History MuseumNatural History Museum
London, England, UK
1873-81

Housed in a cathedral-like Gothic Revival building, the Natural History Museum in London is one of the finest of its kind in the world.

Ezra Meeker MansionEzra Meeker Mansion
Puyallup, WA, USA

The Meeker Mansion was built in 1891 by Ezra Meeker, pioneer and founder of Puyallup. Meeker spent his later years retracing the Oregon Trail and urging the government to preserve it.

St. Philip and St. James ChurchSt. Philip and St. James Church
Oxford, England, UK

This attractive Victorian Gothic church dating from 1860 is considered one of G.E. Street's principal works. It now houses the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies. The interior is not open to the public, but the exterior is well worth a look.

Royal Albert HallRoyal Albert Hall
London, England, UK

Public hall. 1867-1871. Designed by Captain Fowke; completed by Major-General H Y D Scott.

Keble College ChapelKeble College Chapel
Oxford, England, UK

Made of multicolored brick and lined with colorful mosaics, Keble's unique college chapel was built as part of the 19th-century Oxford Movement.

Home of Charles DarwinHome of Charles Darwin

This country villa was the home of Victorian naturalist Charles Darwin and his family for 40 years. It was here that he composed *On the Origin of Species*.

Bow BridgeBow Bridge
New York, USA

This graceful Victorian bridge spanning the Lake in Central Park dates from 1862. It is a favorite with photographers and has appeared in several films, including *The Way We Were*.

Victoria and Albert MuseumVictoria and Albert Museum
London, England, UK

Museum of art and antiquities founded by Queen Victoria and built between 1860 and 1909.

No. 3 Kensington Court GardensNo. 3 Kensington Court Gardens
London, England, UK

Part of a complex of Victorian mansions built in 1889, this was the home of poet T. S. Eliot from 1957 until his death in 1965.

Christ Church CathedralChrist Church Cathedral

Founded in 1038 by a Dane and rebuilt in 1171 by a Norman, this ancient cathedral was extensively remodeled by the Victorians in the 1870s. Now part of the Anglican Church of Ireland, Christ Church is the mother church for the diocese of Dublin and Glendalough.