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Sicily - Messina Cathedral Featured Messina Print

Sicily - Messina Cathedral

Black and white Victorian lantern slide of 12th Century Norman Cathedral of Messina. King Conrad is buried inside, alongside several archbishops. The original structure has been rebuilt twice following an earthquake in 1908 and Allied bombings in 1943.. Slide number 34 of Box 106 entitled Sicily Date: circa 1890s

© The Boswell Collection, Bexley Heritage Trust / Mary Evans

Umberto Cagnis Polar expedition ship, the Stella Polare Featured Messina Print

Umberto Cagnis Polar expedition ship, the Stella Polare

Polar Exploration of Umberto Cagni (1863-1932) of the Royal Italian Navy. He is best known for his leadership in the expedition (by dogsled), which headed northward over the surface of the Arctic Ocean in 1900. While his party failed in their goal of reaching the North Pole, Cagni and his men achieved the northernmost point achieved by exploration up to that time on 25th April 1900. This card shows Cagni's expedition ship, the Stella Polare. Following his Polar achievement, Cagni returned to Italian naval service. He led naval relief efforts in the 1908 Messina earthquake, participated in the colonial conquest of Libya in 1911-1912, served in World War I, retired in 1923 as an admiral, and was named to the Italian Senate!!! Date: 1900

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Juan de Austria Featured Messina Print

Juan de Austria

Juan de Austria, Don (1545-1578). Spanish prince, natural son of Charles V and Barbara Blomberg. Portrait after the statue erected in Messina in 1572. Engraving. SPAIN. ARAGON. Zaragoza. Academia General Militar (General Military Academy)

© J. Bedmar/Iberfoto/Mary Evans

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