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Vasa Warship – The symbol of the “Swedish Empire” in Stockholm
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Vasa Warship – The symbol of the “Swedish Empire” in Stockholm

Swedish warship built between 1626 and 1627. The ship foundered into her maiden voyage on 10 August 1628. The ship was salvaged with a largely intact hull in 1961. During the recovery, thousands of artifacts and the remains of people by marine archaeologi...
Pinacoteca Vaticana – The paintings gallery of the Vatican Museums in the Vatican City
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Pinacoteca Vaticana – The paintings gallery of the Vatican Museums in the Vatican City

The art gallery was housed in the Borgia Apartment until Pope Pius XI ordered construction of a proper building. The new building, designed by Luca Beltrami, was inaugurated on 27 October 1932. A first collection of only 118 precious paintings was create...
Lockheed Constellation – The Star of the Skies is being exhibited in Kansas City
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Lockheed Constellation – The Star of the Skies is being exhibited in Kansas City

The propeller-driven, four-engine airliner built by Lockheed Corporation between 1943 and 1958 at Burbank, California. Lockheed built 856 in numerous models—all with the same triple-tail design and dolphin-shaped fuselage. Most were powered by four 18-cyl...

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