Blenheim Palace £5m golden toilet stolen in raid ‘could be melted down’  – Live News 24

Blenheim Palace £5m golden toilet stolen in raid ‘could be melted down’ – Live News 24

A £4.8MILLION golden toilet stolen from Blenheim Palace in a smash-and-grab could be melted down by thieves, it was warned today  The 18-carat loo was nicked in the early hours of Saturday morning – just two days after going on display at Winston Churchill’s birthplace in Woodstock, Oxon  And the palace’s chief executive Dominic Hare…Continue reading Blenheim Palace £5m golden toilet stolen in raid ‘could be melted down’ – Live News 24

Jan Gossaert’s Renaissance | Exhibition | The National Gallery, London

Jan Gossaert’s Renaissance | Exhibition | The National Gallery, London

In the first decades of the 16th century Jan Gossaert rose to become one of the most celebrated artists of northern Europe. Hailed as ‘the Apelles of our age’ by contemporaries, he was credited with being among the first to bring the antique and Italian-inspired nude to the Low Countries. He worked for the most…Continue reading Jan Gossaert’s Renaissance | Exhibition | The National Gallery, London

Civil War cannon ball is found inside a diseased 100-foot tree

Civil War cannon ball is found inside a diseased 100-foot tree

A Civil War-era cannonball was found lodged inside a diseased, 100-foot walnut tree when it was cut down outside a historic house in Missouri, providing evidence of a battle lost by Union soldiers to the Confederate Army The handball-sized cannonball emerged when Jeff’s Tree Service was called in to bring down the sickly tree on…Continue reading Civil War cannon ball is found inside a diseased 100-foot tree

The Battle of Jutland – Royal Navy vs. German Imperial Navy I THE GREAT WAR Week 97

The Battle of Jutland – Royal Navy vs. German Imperial Navy I THE GREAT WAR Week 97

Since the beginning of the war, the two most powerful navies in the world had failed to decisively engage, the British navy instead blockading the Germans to deprive them of supplies, the Germans harassing international shipping with U-boats, but that changes this week when mighty ships clash. 100 years ago this week was the Battle…Continue reading The Battle of Jutland – Royal Navy vs. German Imperial Navy I THE GREAT WAR Week 97

Illinois Adventure #1805 “Midway Village Museum”

Illinois Adventure #1805 “Midway Village Museum”

>>IT IS A MUSEUM WITH A DUAL PERSONALITY. PERSONALITY. INSIDE THE MAIN BUILDING INSIDE THE MAIN BUILDING ARTIFACTS AND DISPLACE RECOUNT ARTIFACTS AND DISPLACE RECOUNT SIGNIFICANT EVENTS OF THIS SIGNIFICANT EVENTS OF THIS AREA’S HISTORY. AREA’S HISTORY. OUTSIDE, PART OF THE IMMENSE OUTSIDE, PART OF THE IMMENSE COLLECTION IS USED TO RECREATE A COLLECTION IS…Continue reading Illinois Adventure #1805 “Midway Village Museum”