Opened on 19 November, 1901, the Hotel Bristol has become a place where modernity and heritage meet. TFN’s Alex Webber looks back at its glitzy history.
At a time when Poland didn’t exist as a sovereign nation after being wiped off the map of Europe by the three partitions between 1772–1795, the Panorama provided a comforting memory of the importance of the Polish nation.
VIDEO: The collection, which includes 100 paintings by Polish masters such as Jacek Malczewski, and Jerzy and Wojciech Kossak, was discovered after the woman, who hasn’t been named, passed away in 2011.
The works which begin on August 4th and are expected to finish next year, will be the most extensive refurbishment since the museum opened in 1985.