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Old October 27th, 2012, 07:55 PM   #141
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Wawel Castle [cont.]
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Renaissance courtyard





Entrance to the Wawel Cathedral





[Wawel cathedral] Tombs of the Polish monarchs & other renowned Poles















Sigismund Bell

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Old October 27th, 2012, 08:21 PM   #142
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Welcome to the castle halls & museum.















Some memorabilia from King Jan III Sobieski's era: Turkish marquee & armours



Photos from music festivals held at the castle courtyard, May 1934 & July 1936





Boyscout Jerzy Jeliński (left) pictured at the castle after his return from around-the-world expedition, 1929



Open-air performance "A dragon at Wawel" with the presence of school pupils, 1933

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Archcathedral Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul, Poznań


Tomb of the first king of Poland, Boleslaw Chrobry and Mieszko I of Poland












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International Motorcycle Grand Prix in Katowice (1931)



Gerhard Milbrandt from Belgium


Jakob Ernst from Germany


Martin Schneeweiss from Austria


Rudolf Bogusławski representing Poland


Paul Oilter from Switzerland (winner)




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Wilno Cathedral








Saint Casimir's chapel




Coat of arms of Poland and Grand Duchy of Lithuania
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Poznań Town Hall




Great Hall


Poniatowski's statue in the Courtroom


Giovanni Battista di Quadro - creator of the Poznań City Hall


Działyński Palace in Poznań


Władysław I the Elbow-high and Casimir III the Great statues
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A few more pics re Wilno Cathedral, where i.a. Aleksander Jagiellończyk (Grand Duke of Lithuania and later the King of Poland) and Barbara Radziwiłł (Queen of Poland) were buried.



Discovery of the Royal Crypt (photo taken on 22.09.1931 with the presence of senior officials of the Wilno Voivodeship & City, professors of archeology & historic preservation, and local clergy)



The remains of Barbara Radziwiłł discovered in the crypt.

[img]http://i45.************/2cxzzsw.jpg[/img]

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Below are the info & pics of other places (than cathedrals in Poznań, Kraków and Wilno) located within the borders of Interwar Poland, where our historic rulers & other renowned Poles have been buried.

(1) Płock Cathedral was the place of burial of Władysław Herman, Bolesław Wrymouth (Bolesław Krzywousty) in 12th cent., as well as of 15 Masovian Dukes.

The photos of Płock Cathedral and the royal tomb were already posted before, as part of a post on the city of Płock.

http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showpo...&postcount=117
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(2) St. Trinity's Basilica in Kraków is the place, where Leszek the Black (Leszek Czarny) was buried in 13th cent.











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(3) St. Francis of Assisi's Church in Kraków - the place of burial of Bolesław the Chaste (Bolesław Wstydliwy) in 13th cent.











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[cont.]

(4) St. John's Archcathedral in Warsaw - the place of burial of King Stanisław August Poniatowski, some Masovian Dukes, Warsaw's archbishops and Poland's cardinals/primates, Presidents Gabriel Narutowicz and Ignacy Mościcki, Prime Minister Ignacy Paderewski, novelist Henryk Sienkiewicz, etc.

Also, several coronation and royal marriage ceremonies were held in 17th-18th cent. at the Warsaw's Archcathedral.











Tomb of the last Masovian Dukes from the Piast dynasty, Janusz & Stanisław (16th cent.)





Some other tombs & epitaphs:

Castellan Zaliwski



Stanisław Małachowski (politician, marshal/speaker of the Polish Sejm)



Jan Paweł Woronicz (archbishop & primate)



Henryk Sienkiewicz (novelist & journalist, Nobel prize winner)

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so informative and interesting. thank you
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Warsaw Post-War Reconstruction to Present

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Old October 30th, 2012, 12:57 PM   #151
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The Lwow Historical Museum in the Black House




Theater art


16th century triptych


Jan III Sobieski Museum in Lwow








17th century altar


Ottoman armament (17-18th century)


Ancient coins






Collection of watches


Ossolineum in Lwow - it was one of the most important Polish culture centres, since it had an extremely rich library collection, which was the second in the country when it comes to its size after the Jagiellonian Library




Religious art


Collection of weapons




Jakub Sobieski portrait


Marcelina Czartoryska portrait


Juliusz Słowacki portrait


Jeremi Wiśniowiecki portrait


Zygmunt III Waza portrait


Liturgical Book


Collection of clocks








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Old October 30th, 2012, 08:49 PM   #152
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Great job!

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Latin Cathedral in Lwow























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The Lwow Historical Museum in the Black House

http://img.audiovis.nac.gov.pl/PIC/PIC_1-U-3569.jpg

(...)

Jan III Sobieski Museum in Lwow

http://images44.fotosik.pl/469/037921d99d9268dc.jpg

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Ossolineum in Lwow - it was one of the most important Polish culture centres, since it had an extremely rich library collection, which was the second in the country when it comes to its size after the Jagiellonian Library

http://img.audiovis.nac.gov.pl/PIC/PIC_1-K-653.jpg

(...)

More: http://lwow.home.pl/przewodnik36/muzea.html
Many thanks for the pics & info about those treasures of Polish cultural heritage.

Re Ossolineum, luckily, part of the collection was recovered by Poland after 1945, and formed the basis of the reactivated institute in Wrocław.
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More from Lublin (a couple of months before WW2)...





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Old November 2nd, 2012, 11:59 PM   #156
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Nice...

Another Lublin from the Interwar period here:



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lublin_R-XVI


...and here





http://lublin.gazeta.pl/lublin/56,10...ch_ZOBACZ.html

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Old November 6th, 2012, 10:14 PM   #157
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check this out...

http://wiadomosci.onet.pl/regionalne...wiadomosc.html

the NAC craze is spreading
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Old November 6th, 2012, 11:00 PM   #158
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Yup, SSC can be truly inspiring.

http://poznan.gazeta.pl/poznan/56,36..._Poznania.html

http://krakow.gazeta.pl/krakow/56,35...__ZDJECIA.html

http://kobieta.gazeta.pl/kobieta/56,...dziennosc.html

http://torun.gazeta.pl/torun/1,48723...e_zdjecia.html
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Old November 7th, 2012, 11:38 PM   #159
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Silence is golden...

So, is there interest from the forumers in uploading more pics from the Interwar Poland?
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Of course!
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