31 July 2011

Odessa. Monument to the sailors of the Battleship "Potemkin"

Odessa. Monument to the  sailors of the Battleship "Potemkin" (on Yekaterininskaya street).
* The Battleship "Potemkin".

Odessa. Mälestussammas soomuslaeva "Potjomkin" meremeestele.

Одесса. Памятник Потёмкинцам.

Postcard, 1980.
My collection.

30 July 2011

Moscow. Kalinin Prospect

Moscow. Kalinin Prospect.
Moskva. Kalinini prospekt.
Москва. Проспект Калинина.

Postcard, 1978.
My collection.

29 July 2011

Leningrad. Saint Isaac's Cathedral


Leningrad (St. Petersburg). Saint Isaac's Cathedral or Isaakievskiy Sobor. 
Leningrad (Peterburi). Iisaku katedraali esine väljak.
Ленинград (Санкт-Петербург). Исаакиевский собор.
Postcard, 1966.
My collection.

26 July 2011

"Friendship". 1957

"Friendship".
"Sõprus".
"Дружба".

Postcard, 1957.
My collection.

* The 6th World Festival of Youth and Students (Russian: Всемирный фестиваль молодёжи и студентов) was opened on 28 July 1957, in Moscow, Soviet Union. The festival attracted 34,000 people from 130 countries. It was a time when Soviet Russia was opening its doors for the first time to the rest of the world.

25 July 2011

"Breakfast of an Aristocrate"

"Breakfast of an Aristocrate" (1849-1850). / Pavel Fedotov (1815-1852). / The State Tretyakov Gallery. Moscow
"Aristokraadi eine" / Pavel Fedotov / Tretjakovi Galerii. Moskva.
"Завтрак аристократа" (1849-1850). / Павел Федотов (1815-1852). / Государственная Третьяковская галерея.

Postcard, 1974.
My collection.

21 July 2011

"Working in the Fields". Art lacquer painting. Palekh. Russia

"Working in the Fields" / I. Golikov / Art lacquer painting. Palekh / Casket. Detail. 1924.
"Põllutööle" / I. Golikov / Palehhi lakkmaal / Laeka detail. 1924.
"Сельскохозяйственные работы" / И. Голиков / Палех / Шкатулка. Фрагмент. 1924 г.

* Postcard from the set "Russian lacquers", 1981.
* Postkaardikogumikust "Vene lakkmaalid", 1981.
* Открытка из комплекта "Русские художественные лаки", 1981 г.


My collection.

20 July 2011

Estonian Lighthouses - 10.

Naissaar. The lighthouse. 1960 (1788).
Naissaare tuletorn. 1960.
Найссаареский маяк.


* Estonian Lighthouses.
Postcards, 1979.

My collection.

19 July 2011

"The War was here"

"The War was here" / A. Sukhinin.
"Siin oli sõda" / A. Suhhinin.
"Здесь была война" / А. Сухинин.

Postcard, 1956.
My collection.

18 July 2011

Bratsk Hydroelectric Power Station. 1979

Bratsk Hydroelectric Power Station. Dam. Irkutsk Oblast,  Angara River.

Bratski hüdroelektrijaam Irkutski oblastis Angara jõel. (Ehitust alustati 1954. a, käikulaskmine aastatel 1961-1967.)

Братская ГЭС.

Postcard, 1979.
My collection.

17 July 2011

Tashkent. Uzbekistan. 1983 - 8.

Monument to Biruni.
* Abū al-Rayhān Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Bīrūnī (973 - 1048, known as Alberonius in Latin and Al-Biruni in English), was an ethnic Iranian -Chorasmian Muslim scholar and polymath of the 11th century.
Biruni mälestussammas.
Памятник Бируни.

Exhibition Hall of the Uzbek Artists union.
Usbeki NSV Kunstnike Liidu näitustehoone.
Выставочный зал Союза художников Узбекистана.



* Tashkent. Uzbekistan.
* Taškent. Usbekistan.
* Ташкент. Узбекистан.

Postcards, 1983.
My collection.

16 July 2011

"At the Dacha"

"At the Dacha" / I. Savenko
"Suvilas" / I. Savenko
"На даче" / И. Савенко
Postcard, 1956.
My collection.

* Dacha is a Russian word for seasonal or year-round second homes often located in the exurbs of Soviet and post-Soviet cities. Dachas are very common in Russia, and are also widespread in most parts of the former Soviet Union. So dacha is the part of lifestyle, favorite hobby for many tens of millions, recreation and country-wide vegetable and fruit garden.

15 July 2011

Welcome to the Youth Festival! 1956

Welcome to the Youth Festival!

Noored, festivalile!

Postcard, 1956.
My collection.

* The 6th World Festival of Youth and Students (Russian: Всемирный фестиваль молодёжи и студентов) was opened on 28 July 1957, in Moscow, Soviet Union. The festival attracted 34,000 people from 130 countries. It was a time when Soviet Russia was opening its doors for the first time to the rest of the world.

13 July 2011

"Boats"

"Boats" / M. Kuprianoff
"Paadid" / M. Kuprijanov.
"Лодки" / М. Куприянов.
Postcard, 1955.
My collection.

12 July 2011

Tashkent. Uzbekistan. 1983 - 7.

Administrative building in Lenin Square.
Административное здание на площади В. И. Ленина.

Palace of Friendship of the Peoples of the USSR.
Дворец Дружбы народов СССР имени В. И. Ленина.



* Tashkent. Uzbekistan.
* Taškent. Usbekistan.
* Ташкент. Узбекистан.

Postcards, 1983.
My collection.

11 July 2011

Estonian Lighthouses - 9.

Mohni. The lighthouse, 1871.
Mohni tuletorn.
Мохниский маяк.


* Estonian Lighthouses.
Postcards, 1979.

My collection.

10 July 2011

"Gurzuf"

"Gurzuf" / D. Nalbandyan (1906-1993)
* Gurzuf is a resort in Crimea, Ukraine, on the northern coast of the Black Sea. Gurzuf is a former Crimean Tatar village, now a part of Greater Yalta.
* Dmitriy Nalbandyan was a Soviet Armenian painter.


"Гурзуф" / Д. Налбандян (1906-1993)
Postcard, 1955.
My collection.

9 July 2011

"Still-Life with Fish and Oysters"

"Still-Life with Fish and Oysters" / Alexander Adriansen (1587 - 1661) / Lviv Picture Gallery. Ukraine.
* Alexander Adriansen was a Flemish Baroque still-life painter.

"Vaikelu kalade ja austritega" / Alexander Adriansen, flaami kunstnik. / Lvovi pildigalerii. Ukraina.

Натюрморт с рыбами и устрицами. / Александр Адриансен (1587 - 1661) / Львовская картинная галерея.
Ukraine. Postcard, 1975.
My collection.

7 July 2011

"Morning"

"Morning" (1947) / Semen Chuikov (1902 - 1980) / The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.
* In the works of Semyon (Semen) Chuikov the beauty of the people and the scenery of Kirghizia are embodied in poetic imagery.

"Hommik" / Semjon Tšuikov / Tretjakovi galerii, Moskva.

"Утро" / С. А. Чуйков / Государственная Третьяковская галерея.
Postcard, 1955.
My collection.

5 July 2011

"A Nothern Idyll"

"A Nothern Idyll" (1886) / Konstantin Korovin (1861 - 1939) / The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.
* Konstantin (Constantin) Korovin was a leading Russian Impressionist painter

"Põhjamaine idüll" / Konstantin Korovin / Tretjakovi Galerii, Moskva.

"Северная идиллия" / K. A. Коровин / Государственная Третьяковская галлерея.

Postcard, 1954.
My collection.

3 July 2011

Tashkent. Uzbekistan. 1983 - 6.

Dwelling houses in Friendship of the Peoples Square.
Жилые дома на площади Дружбы народов.

"Courage" Memorial.
/Memorial to victims of the 1966 earthquake./
Мемориальный комплекс "Мужество".



* Tashkent. Uzbekistan.
* Taškent. Usbekistan.
* Ташкент. Узбекистан.

Postcards, 1983.
My collection.

2 July 2011

National costumes of Estonia

National costumes of Estonia / Margarita Fuks.
Postcards, 1969.
My collection.

* July 1-3, 2011 - 11th Youth Song and Dance Celebration "The wide world begins in a small land". Estonia.

* 1.-3. juuli 2011 - 11. Eesti noorte laulu- ja tantsupidu "Maa ja ilm".

* 1–3 июля 2011 - 11-й Молодежный фестиваль Песни и Танца "Большой мир начинается на маленькой земле." Эстония.

1 July 2011

"Portrait of an Astronomer"

"Portrait of an Astronomer" (1512) / Marco Basaiti (1470 - 1530) / Lviv Picture Gallery. Ukraine.
* Marco Basaiti was a Venetian Greek painter

"Портрет астронома" (1512) / Марко Базаити (1470 - 1530) / Львовская картинная галерея.

Ukraine. Postcard, 1975.
My collection.
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