National Geographic : 1928 Oct
TYPES AND COSTUMES OF OLD SWEDEN © National Geographic Society Autochronle Luiniere by Wilhelm Tobien FOR 700 YEARS VISBY HAS WORSHIPED ON THIS SPOT The Cathedral of this "Lost City" of the Baltic is the only church still in use out of the 11 which remain from the 16 of the Middle Ages. German merchants built the first one, and the later structure on this site has been altered several times during the centuries. NEWS FROM HOME A belle from Raittvik sits between two girls from Blekinge, Sweden's smallest and southeast ernmost administrative province, on the Baltic. Its friendly valleys, rich vegetation and its majestic woods of beach and oak, endear it to its people as "The Garden of Sweden." Karlskrona, the capital, is a naval base.