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Pierre Petit (photographer)

Pierre Petit is not to be confused with Pierre Yves-Petit, another French photographer who operated under the name Yvon. Pierre Lanith Petit was a French photographer, he is sometimes credited as Pierre Lamy Petit. Petit learned photography in Paris in the workshop of André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri. In 1858, he opened his own workshop in Paris with Antoine René Trinquart to be called La Photographie des Deux Mondes; this proved to be successful and workshops were opened in Baden-Baden and Marseille. In his lifetime he made thousands of photographs. In 1908 he handed over the business to his son; some highlights in Petit's career: He was the official photographer of the International Exposition of 1867. He went to New York City several times to report on the construction of the Statue of Liberty. Petit made many photographs of the Siege of Paris. In 1898, he was the first photographer to attempt underwater photography, he exhibited many times at the Société française de photographie. Galerie des hommes de jour, a series of photographs of famous French people of the day, published in 1861 l’Episcopat français, clergé de Paris, a series of photographs of the clergy of Paris Museums that hold large collections of his photographs: Musée Nicéphore-Niépce in Chalon-sur-Saône Musée d'Orsay in Paris National Library of France in Paris National Portrait Gallery, London The Musée Nicéphore-Niépce website Pierre Petit on the Luminous Lint website Pierre Petit on the Getty Research Institute website Pierre Petit on the J. Paul Getty Museum websiteWebsites showing photographs by Pierre Petit Gallica, the BNF website The Past to Present website Pierre Petit on Flickr

Long Causeway

Long Causeway or Long Causey was a Medieval packhorse route in England, which ran between Sheffield in South Yorkshire and Hathersage in Derbyshire. In the past the route has been marked on maps as a Roman Road as it was believed it followed part of the route of Batham Gate between Templeborough and Buxton although in recent years some scholars have cast doubt on this. In Medieval times, Long Causeway was the middle of three routes, it started in the Portobello area of the town beginning a seven-mile journey with over 1100 feet of ascent to Stanedge Pole on the border between the manors of Sheffield and Hathersage. From Portobello the route continued by a series of rises and dips, climbing through Leavygreave and crossing the top of the Crookes valley and up Lydgate Lane to reach, open moorland; the route continued through present day Crosspool and followed the route along what is now Sandygate Road and Redmires Road, crossing the location of the present day Redmires Reservoirs before tackling the steepest ascent on the route up to Stanedge Pole.

From the pole the route began its drop down to Hathersage going due west for half a mile before swinging north-west to descend Stanage Edge at an angle through a less rocky part of the crags. The road down Stanage Edge was notoriously difficult and it is recorded that carters asked passengers to disembark and “hung stones at the end of their carts, when going down Stannidge, it having great descent”. After negotiating the Stanage incline the road swung round 180 degrees passing Dennis Knoll to enter Hathersage from the north. Roman roads historian Ivan Donald Margary said that the Long Causeway had a different route in Roman times. In his book "Roman Roads In Britain" he said that evidence is now available that shows that after the Redmires Reservoir the Roman road did not follow the medieval route to Stanedge Pole but kept to the line of the present day track to Stanedge Lodge; the Roman road descended Stanage Edge half a mile north west of the present route, on a narrow and steeper terrace.

The existence of any Roman Road in the Stanage Edge area was challenged in 2016 by an interim report by University of Sheffield staff on excavations of a linear feature in the Sheephill Road, Ringinglow area. Although Long Causeway was never a Turnpike road, milestones were added in the 1730s due to the high volume of traffic; this was an exceptional happening as the law of 1758 required milestones only to be added on Turnpike roads. It is known that a milestone stood in the Sandygate area just past Crosspool and a mile further on was the ancient marker of Barncliff Stoop on present day Redmires Road, still in place today. "Stoop" is a word of Scandinavian origin meaning a stone post and it stood near the "Barren Cliff", hence Barncliff. The age of the stoop is unknown but it predates the enclosure of the local moorland which took place in the 1500s. A milestone was added to the top of the stoop in 1738, this is now in Weston Park Museum, a replica now sits on top of the stoop, now dedicated as a Grade II listed building.

After passing Barncliff Stoop the road dipped down to the valley of Black Brook from where it was possible to view the next milestone on the skyline, this stood outside the entrance to the former Lodge Moor Hospital and was still in place as as 1903 although no sign exists today. Further milestones existed just east of Wyming Brook Farm and on moorland, now covered by the waters of the Upper Redmires Reservoirs; the route was used extensively in the Middle Ages by traders bringing salt to Yorkshire from the Cheshire salt mines by packhorse. By the 18th century carts had replaced many of the packhorses and were transporting many goods including, hardware good, barrels of tar, hogsheads of treacle, glue from Manchester and small grinding stones. Traffic on Long Causeway started to decline around 1760 after the opening of an alternative route to the Hope Valley via Ringinglow. Between Redmires Reservoir and Dennis Knoll car park, just north of Hathersage, Long Causeway still exists as an unsurfaced track.

This track is a BOAT, however this has been subject to a Traffic Regulation Order from the Peak District National Park, vehicles have been banned. Small areas of the track are still paved in parts with the most extensive section being a 20-metre stretch just to the west of Stanage Pole. In early 2013 Derbyshire County Council carried out some resurfacing work between Stanage Edge and Dennis Knoll car park, this resulted in many of the large boulders being removed, leaving a smooth surface for horse riders and walkers. Many people have said this is out of character with the ancient track and a National Park

Agapise me

Agapise Me is the second studio album by Greek pop singer and Super Idol contestant Tamta. It was released on May 16, 2007 by Minos EMI; the album was repackaged in early 2008 with Tamta's CD Single Mia Stigmi Esi Ki Ego/Ela Sto Rhythmo. "Prin Ksana Erotefto" is a Greek version of the song "A Rose in the Wind" by Anggun. "I Zoi Einai Oraia" was the Greek entry for the 2007 Mediterranean Song Contest. "Prin Ksana Erotefto" – 4:04 "Pantou Anteho Ego" – 3:23 "Pame Parea" – 3:32 "Agapo" – 3:44 "Treis Fores" – 4:11 "Etsi Aisthanomai" – 4:36 "I Zoi Einai Oraia" – 3:01 "Psemata" – 4:03 "Oti Kai Na Peis" – 4:10 "Agapise Me" – 4:06 "Ki An M' Agapas" – 3:50 "De Se Fovamai" – 3:44 "Home Is Everywhere" – 3:22 "With Love" – 3:03New Edition "Mia Stigmi Esi Ki Ego" – 3:11 "Ela Sto Rythmo" – 2:54

2007–08 Malaysia Premier League

The 2007–08 Liga Premier known as the TM Liga Premier for sponsorship reasons is the fifth season of the Liga Premier, the second-tier professional football league in Malaysia. The season was held from 17 December 2007 and concluded in 3 May 2008. A total of 13 clubs compete in a single group format. Harimau Muda, a feeder team project for the Malaysia national football team, joined the league as preparation for the national competition; the Liga Premier champions for 2007–08 was Kuala Muda Naza. The club were promoted to 2009 Liga Super along with third-place Kelantan. Note:- Originally only 2 clubs will be promoted to Liga Super, however FAM decided to promote third-place clubs in order to balance the number of team to compete in Liga Super and Liga Premier, 14 clubs for the next season; this decision affected the relegation as ATM will not be relegated for 2009 season and will be joined by two promoted clubs from Liga FAM, the MBJB and T-Team along with Sarawak, relegated from 2007-08 Liga Super

Romanian People's Salvation Cross

The Romanian People's Salvation Cross is a monumental cross in Nisporeni, Moldova. The cross is the largest cross in Moldova; the monument was built in 2011 on Zghihara Hill at an altitude of 316 m. The monumental cross is visible at tens of kilometers; the monument was opened on August 28, 2011 by Petru, the Metropolitan of Bessarabia, Teofan Savu, Corneliu Bârlădeanul Onila. More than 800 participants joined the opening ceremony on August 28, 2011, among them being Mihai Ghimpu, Marius Lazurcă, Dorin Chirtoacă, Ion Ungureanu, Valeriu Saharneanu, Veaceslav Ţâbuleac, Vasile Adam; the Monument is located near Vărzăreşti Monastery. The Romanian People's Salvation Cross was built by public subscription. A book, containing over 200 pages and about 100 color photographs, recorded all those who contributed to the monument project. Monuments and memorials in Moldova Trinitas Cross Maria Dohotaru, Crucea Mântuirii Neamului Românesc de la Nisporeni, Editura Magic Print, Oneşti, 2012.} Moldova 1, TRM Crucea mântuirii neamului Românesc Pro TV, Crucea Mantuirii Neamului Romanesc s-a inaltat la Nisporeni Adevărul Moldova, La Nisporeni a fost sfinţită „Crucii Mântuirii Neamului Românesc” Ziarul de Gardă, Crucea Mântuirii Neamului a fost instalată la Nisporeni, Crucea Mântuirii Neamului Românesc înălțată la Nisporeni Timpul, Sculptorul Vasile Adam: „Noi obişnuim să vedem lucrurile cu ochiul al treilea…”

Stomacher (jewellery)

A stomacher - sometimes called a devant de corsage - is a piece of jewellery worn on the centre panel of the bodice of a dress, itself called a stomacher. In the 18th and 19th century, stomachers became large, eye-catching pieces of jewellery to be worn with formal court gowns or ball gowns. Like the tiara, it was a jewel pre-eminently suited to expressing social status. A stomacher is worn on the centre panel of the bodice of a dress, called stomacher. A stomacher can consist of one or more elements. If it consists of one element, this is best described as a large and elaborate brooch to be worn at the top of the bodice, in the centre of the neckline. A stomacher that consists of more than one element has the overall shape of an inverted triangle: the element to be worn at the neckline is widest, with the lower elements tapering downwards towards the waist and covering the entire centre panel of the bodice; the different elements can be worn separately. Since the Renaissance, the centre panels of bodices were adorned with precious stones and pearls that were sewn to the fabric.

The stomacher as a separate piece of jewellery became popular in the second half of the 18th century and was worn until the beginning of the 20th century. It was worn with ball gowns or ceremonial gowns for events at court. Stomachers were made of gold, silver or platinum and richly decorated with precious stones and pearls; because of its weight, a large stomacher could only be worn. In some countries, a similar, but simpler, piece of jewellery is part of the traditional folk costume. A stomacher could be part of a set of jewellery with the same design. Stomachers went out of fashion at the beginning of the 20th century. Nowadays, an antique stomacher is worn as a brooch with an evening gown, it is usually worn on the shoulder or on the belt, not on the neckline