Jim Parton converted the 700-year-old building into a family home for their six children, a place to stay for tourists wanting that little bit extra and also the improbable location of an international rugby festival.
Making a visual impact with its smart wood finishes, restored ceramic agas, and jaunty green-trimmed windows, the station in the village of Zajezierze is being hailed as more than simply an aesthetic triumph.
Lead conservator Dr Eliza Buszko said that although they had been able to identify images of the saints, “inscriptions under the cardinal portraits were damaged, so whilst we have been able to ascribe names to some, others remain unidentified.”
Although it was known that King Olbracht had been buried in Wawel Cathedral, the exact location had until now remained a mystery, believed only to have been under the floor somewhere in the middle of the chapel.
EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: The aim of the work is to recreate as closely as possible the sound of the piano that Chopin would have heard when he played and composed on it 172 years ago. Evaluating his chances of success, expert piano restorer Paul McNulty who has been entrusted with the historic task said: “We are within the parameters of the piano at that time.
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.
Born on the 27th of October 1898 in Kielce, Józef Hartman’s significant role in training and mentoring the young Polish soldiers who had volunteered for the special undercover mission, came soon after his arrival to Great Britain in 1940.
Devastated by fire in 2019, since 2020 the specialist has been helping to lovingly restore the world’s famous Cathedral.
The project will involve the introduction of three ‘green islands’ that will feature flower beds, trees and seating as well as the debut of a vertical garden on the western wall of the Galeria Arsenał.
Unveiled on Tuesday in the Gallery of 19th Century Polish Art in the Kraków’s Cloth Hall, Maksymilian Gierymski's 1872 landscape Winter in a Small Town is considered one of the most important pieces of Polish art.