National Geographic : 1935 Sep
COLORFUL PATINAS OF NORTHERN ITALY THESE PILLARS AND FRESCOES ARE SOMETIMES REFLECTED IN BRACKISH PUDDLES Water occasionally seeps into the cathedral of Sant' Apollinare in Classe, which stands in a desolate marshland near Ravenna on the site of an ancient temple to Apollo. Time-mellowed portraits of arch bishops look down from its walls. The altar in the center dates from the year 549. I()National Geographic Society Autochromes Lumicre by Hans Hildenbrand ISOLA DEI PESCATORI MERITS ITS NAME "ISLAND OF FISHERMEN" The three veterans mending their nets fulfill the destiny of nearly all children born on this Lake Maggiore island, better known as Isola Superiore. Modern motor launches are rapidly displacing these colorful craft, whose square orange sails harmonize pleasantly with blue skies and water.