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An atlas map published in 1880 depicts the borders of the Indian Empire, British Raj, that lasted from 1858 to 1947.

The painting depicts the British ship Nemesis destroying Chinese war junks during the First Opium war, where East India Company established a monopoly on the opium trade and the Chinese government fought against illegal opium imports.

This 19th century painting depicts an Algerian house from the perspective of an orientalist painter. Women look directly to the viewer in the eye, giving a "mysterious" look, and Delacroix deliberately emphasizes the women's different bodies/styles…

The map color-codes the Ottoman Empire's changing boundaries from 1807 to 1924 as the monarchies begin falling
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