Harbours

painting of a lighthouse overlooking a port

The Lanterna of Genoa, the oldest lighthouse in Europe

The lighthouse of Genoa, called Lanterna, is a symbol for the city and the tallest lighthouse in the Mediterranean Sea.

This blog looks at lanterns, lenses and technical instruments to show the workings of the lighthouse and its evolution over time.

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The Music of Machines

Every month, Europeana Music invites a guest curator to look at a particular area of music. This month, our guest is Greg Markus from Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. The everyday sounds are the ones that soundtrack our lives and have simply since humans developed ears and the capacity to listen. Europeana offers thousands […]

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