31 December 2014

Happy New Year! Poland. 1977

Poland. Happy New Year!
Poola näärikaart.
Польша. Новогодняя открытка.

Postcard and stamp, 1977.
My collection.

30 December 2014

New Year card. Estonia. 1990

Estonia. New Year postcard. 1990 / Iivi Raudsepp.
Eesti näärikaart. 1990 / Iivi Raudsepp.
Эстония. Новогодняя открытка. 1990 / Ийви Раудсепп.

My collection.

29 December 2014

Tsemesskaya Bay. Novorossiysk. Russia


 
Novorossiysk. 1.-2. Tsemesskaya Bay.
Novorossiisk. 1.-2. Tsemessi laht.
Новороссийск. 1.-2. Цемесская бухта.

Postcards, 1980, 1978.
My collection

See also: Novorossiysk.

25 December 2014

Cover: "Jüri Arrak. Linols on the Estonian Folksongs". 1974


Cover for postcard's set: "Jüri Arrak. Linols on the Estonian Folksongs". 1974.

Postkaardikogumiku "Jüri Arrak. Linoollõiked eesti rahvalaulude ainetel". 1974.

Обложка для набора открыток "Юри Аррак. Линогравюры по мотивам эстонских народных песен." 1974.

My collection.

* Jüri Arrak (born 24 October 1936 in Tallinn) is an Estonian artist, a painter whose works with distinguished and recognizable style have won acclaim around the world. - Wikipedia.

* Юри Аррак (26 октября 1936, Таллинн, Эстония) - эстонский живописец, график, художник по металлу, основоположник эстонского авангардизма.

22 December 2014

"Capricorn. The Zodiac cycle"


"Capricorn. The Zodiac cycle" (1907) / Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis (1875-1911) / Lithuania.

"Kaljukits. Sodiaagimärgid" / Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis / Leedu.

"Козерог. Знаки Зодиака" / Микалоюс Константинас Чюрлёнис / Литва.

Postcard, 1971.
My collection.

* Capricorn (♑) is the tenth astrological sign in the zodiac; 22 December – 20 January (2014, UTC).

20 December 2014

The Well in the Valley of Death. Novorossiysk. Russia

Novorossiysk. The well in the Valley of Death supplying with drinking water.
Novorossiisk. Joogiveekaev Surmaorus.
Новороссийск. Один из колодцев - источников питьевой воды в Долине смерти.

Postcard, 1980.
My collection

See also: Novorossiysk.

18 December 2014

Monument to the Unknown Seaman. Novorossiysk. Russia

Novorossiysk. Monument to the Unknown Seaman.
Novorossiisk. Tundmatu madruse monument.
Новороссийск. Памятник Неизвестному матросу.

Postcard, 1979.
My collection.

See also: Novorossiysk.

17 December 2014

Monument "Explosion". Novorossiysk. Russia

Novorossiysk. Monument "Explosion" in the Valley of Death.
Novorossiisk. Mälestussammas "Plahvatus" Surmaorus.
Новороссийск. Памятник "Взрыв" в Долине смерти.

Postcard, 1980.
My collection.

See also: Novorossiysk.

16 December 2014

Moscow. 1970s

Moscow. 1. Lomonosov Moscow State University. 2. Kremlin-Statue of Lenin. 3. Red Square. 4. Comecon House.

Moskva. 1. M. Lomonossovi nim Riiklik Ülikool. 2. Lenini kuju Kremlis. 3. Punane väljak. 4. VMN-i hoone.

Москва. 1. Московский государственный университет имени М. В. Ломоносова. 2. Памятник В. И. Ленину в Кремле. 3. Красная площадь. 4. Здание СЭВ.

Postcard, 1970s.
My collection.

* Comecon - The Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (Russian: Совет Экономической Взаимопомощи, СЭВ; English abbreviation COMECON, CMEA, or CAME) was an economic organization from 1949 to 1991 under the leadership of the Soviet Union that comprised the countries of the Eastern Bloc along with a number of socialist states elsewhere in the world.

* Vastastikuse Majandusabi Nõukogu (lühendatult VMN; vene keeles Совет Экономической Взаимопомощи, lühendatult СЭВ) oli sotsialistlike riikide organisatsioon, mis korraldas liikmesriikide majanduslikku ja teaduslik-tehnilist koostööd. Organisatsioon asutati 1949. aastal. Selle täisliikmed olid Bulgaaria, Kuuba, Mongoolia, NSV Liit, Poola, Rumeenia, Ida-Saksamaa, Tšehhoslovakkia, Ungari ja Vietnam. Organisatsioon lõpetas tegevuse 1991. aastal seoses idabloki lagunemisega.
- Wikipedia.

990.

15 December 2014

Subotica. Radijalni Street. 1973

Subotica. Radijalni Street. / Yugoslavia/Serbia.
Subotica. Radijalni tee. / Serbia.
Суботица. Радиялни улица (?) / Сербия.

Postcard, 1973.
My collection.

13 December 2014

10 December 2014

The Square of Heroes. Novorossiysk. Russia

Novorossiysk. The Square of Heroes.
Novorossiisk. Kangelaste väljak.
Новороссийск. Площадь Героев.

Postcard, 1979.
My collection.

See also: Novorossiysk.

9 December 2014

Hotel "Brigantina". Novorossiysk. Russia

Novorossiysk. Hotel "Brigantina" (Brigantine).
Novorossiisk. Hotell "Brigantiin".
Новороссийск. Гостиница "Бригантина".

Postcard, 1977/78.
My collection.

See also: Novorossiysk.

7 December 2014

Subotica. Yugoslavia/Serbia

Subotica. Yugoslavia/Serbia.
Subotica. Serbia.
Суботица. Сербия.

Postcard, 1973.
My collection.

Stamps:
1.Church and bridge in Bohinj. 1971.
2. Memorial in Kruševac. 1972?

5 December 2014

The Bronze Horseman. 1955

Leningrad (St.Petersburg). Monument of Peter the Great (The Bronze Horseman).

Leningrad (Peterburi). "Vaskratsanik", Peeter I mälestussammas.

Ленинград (Сaнкт-Петербyрг). "Медный всадник", памятник Петру I.

Postcard, 1955.
My collection.

* The Bronze Horseman (Russian: Медный всадник) is an equestrian statue of Peter the Great in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Commissioned by Catherine the Great, it was created by the French sculptor Étienne Maurice Falconet. The name comes from an 1833 poem of the same the name by Aleksander Pushkin, which is widely considered one of the most significant works of Russian literature. The statue is now one of the symbols of Saint Petersburg. - Wikipedia.

See also: The "Bronze Horseman" (1986)

1 December 2014

Adriatic Sea. Yugoslavia/Croatia. 1973

Adriatic Sea. Yugoslavia/Croatia.
Aadria meri. Horvaatia.
Адриатическое море. Хорватия.

Postcard, 1973.
My collection.

Stamps:
Memorial in Kruševac. Yugoslavia/Serbia.


29 November 2014

Stalingrad. Russia. 1957

Stalingrad. Peace Street. Russia.
Stalingrad. Rahu tänav.
Сталинград. Улица Мира.

Postcard, 1957.
My collection.

* Stalingrad is the former name (1925-1961) of Volgograd, a city in Russia.

See also: Volgograd/Stalingrad

28 November 2014

Pécs. Hungary. 1967

Pécs. 1.Recreation home. 2.-3. Széchenyi Square. 4. Cathedral. 5 "Ùj Mecsek-alja". Hungary.

Pécs. 1. Puhkekodu. 2.-3. Széchenyi väljak. 4. Katedraal. 5. "Ùj Mecsek-alja". Ungari.

Печ. 1. Дом отдыха. 2.-3. Площадь Сечени. 4. Собор. 5. "Уй Мечекалйья". Венгрия.

Postcard, 1967.
My collection.

Stamp:

27 November 2014

City Hall. Subotica. Yugoslavia/Serbia.

City Hall. Subotica. Yugoslavia/Serbia.
Raekoda. Subotica. Serbia.
Ратуша. Суботица. Сербия.

Postcard, 1972.
My collection.

City Hall. Subotica. Yugoslavia/Serbia.
Raekoda. Subotica. Serbia.
Ратуша. Суботица. Сербия.

Postcard, 1974.
My collection.

* Subotica has the most buildings built in the art nouveau style. The City Hall (built in 1908-1910) was built by the architects Marcell Komor and Dezső Jakab from Budapest.

Stamps:

980.

26 November 2014

Mariánské Lázně. Czech. 1972

Mariánské Lázně. Czech.
Марианске-Лазне. Чехия.

Postcard, 1972.
My collection

* Mariánské Lázně (German: Marienbad)

22 November 2014

"Sagittarius. The Zodiac cycle"


"Sagittarius. The Zodiac cycle" (1907) / Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis (1875-1911) / Lithuania.

"Ambur. Sodiaagimärgid" / Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis / Leedu.

"Стрелец. Знаки Зодиака" / Микалоюс Константинас Чюрлёнис / Литва.

Postcard, 1971.
My collection.

* Sagittarius (♐) is the ninth astrological sign in the Zodiac; 22 November - 22 December (2014, UTC).

9 November 2014

Vitosha. Bulgaria

Nature Park Vitosha. Hotel "Schastliveca" and mount Resniovete. Bulgaria.

Vitoša rahvuspark: "Õnneseene" hotell ja Reznjovjete mäetipp. Bulgaaria.

Народный парк Витоша - отель "Штастливеца" и верх Резньовете. Болгария.

Postcard, 1970s.
My collection.

7 November 2014

Museum of the Revolution. Moscow. 1955

Moscow. Gorky Street. Museum of the Revolution.
Moskva. Revolutsioonimuuseum Gorki tänaval.
Москва. Улица Горького. Музей Революции.

Postcard, 1955.
My collection.

* Now: The State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia (the former Museum of the Revolution, renamed in September 1998), housed in the former building of the English Club. Moscow, 21 Tverskaya Street.

4 November 2014

Moscow. Red Square. 1983

Moscow. Red Square. 1. Kremlin. Spasskaya Tower. 2. Saint Basil's Cathedral. 3. Lenin's Mausoleum. State Historical Museum.

Moskva. Punane väljak. 1. Spasski torn. 2. Vassili Blažennõi katedraal. 3. Lenini mausoleum ja Riiklik Ajaloomuuseum.

Красная площадь. 1. Спасская башня Московского Кремля.2. Храм Василия Блаженного. 3. Мавзолей В. И. Ленина. Государственный исторический музей.

Postcard, 1983.
My collection.

3 November 2014

Pushkin's Mikhailovskoye. Russia. 1964 - 12.

Svyatogorsk Monastery. Assumption Cathedral.
Svjatogorski klooster. Uspenski peakirik.
Святогорский монастырь. Успенский собор.

Svyatogorsk Monastery. Square. Pushkin's monument.
Svjatogorski klooster. Väljak Puškini kujuga.
Святогорский монастырь. Сквер на большом монастырском дворе, в центре бюст А. С. Пушкина работы И. Гинцбурга.

Aleksandr Pushkin’s grave at Svyatogorsk Monastery.
Puškini haud Svjatogorski kloostris.
Могила Пушкина.

"И пусть у гробового входа
Младая будет жизнь играть
И равнодушная природа
Красою вечною сиять."

А. С. Пушкин. "Брожу ли я вдоль улиц шумных"

Postcards, 1964.
My collection.

* Set "Pushkin's Mikhailovskoye". Russia. 1964.
* Vene postkaardikogumik "Puškini kaitseala". 1964.
* Комплект открыток "Пушкинский заповедник". Россия. 1964.

1 November 2014

Matthias Church. Budapest. Hungary

Budapest. Matthias Church (13th-19th c.). Hungary.
Budapest. Mátyási kirik.
Будапешт. Костел Матьяша. (XIII-XIX. вв.). Венгрия.

Postcard, 1970s.
My collection.

* Matthias Church (Hungarian: Mátyás-templom) is a Roman Catholic church located in Budapest, Hungary, in front of the Fisherman's Bastion at the heart of Buda's Castle District. Officially named as the Church of Our Lady, it has been popularly named after King Matthias, who ordered the transformation of its original southern tower. - Wikipedia.

30 October 2014

Pushkin's Mikhailovskoye. Russia. 1964 - 11.

Trigorskoye. Osipov-Vulf house-museum (“The Larin House”).
Trigorskoje. Majamuuseum.
Тригорское. Дом-музей.

"Вдали, один, среди людей
Воображать я вечно буду
Вас, тени прибережных ив,
Вас, мир и сон тригорских нив,
И берег Сороти отлогий,
И полосатые холмы,
И в роще скрытые дороги,
И дом, где пировали мы..."

А. С. Пушкин. "Евгений Онегин"

Postcard, 1964.
My collection.

* Set "Pushkin's Mikhailovskoye". Russia. 1964.
* Vene postkaardikogumik "Puškini kaitseala". 1964.
* Комплект открыток "Пушкинский заповедник". Россия. 1964.


28 October 2014

Schwerin Palace. Germany

Schwerin Palace. Germany.
Schwerin. Loss. Saksamaa.
Шверинский замок. Шверин. Германия.

Postcard, 1986.
My collection.

* Schwerin Palace, or Schwerin Castle s a palatial schloss located in the city of Schwerin, the capital of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state, Germany. It is situated on an island in the city's main lake, the Schweriner See. It is regarded as one of the most important works of romantic Historicism in Europe and is designated to become a World Heritage Site. It is nicknamed "Neuschwanstein of the North".  The current palace was built between 1845 and 1857. - Wikipedia.

27 October 2014

Veliko Tarnovo. Tsarevets Fortress. Bulgaria

Veliko Tarnovo. Tsarevets Fortress. Bulgaria.
Veliko Tărnovo. Tsarevetsi kindlus. Bulgaaria.
Велико Тырново. Царевец. Крепость. Болгария.

Postcard, 1973.
My collection.

970.

25 October 2014

Güstrow Palace. Germany

Güstrow Palace. Germany.
Güstrowi loss. Saksamaa.
Гюстровский замок. Гюстров. Германия.

Postcard, 1986.
My collection.

* Güstrow Palace (German: Schloss Güstrow) is a Renaissance-era palatial schloss in Güstrow, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany, used as a museum and cultural centre. Built in 1558 for Ulrich, Duke of Mecklenburg. - Wikipedia.

23 October 2014

"Scorpio. The Zodiac cycle"


"Scorpio. The Zodiac cycle" (1907) / Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis (1875-1911) / Lithuania.

"Skorpion. Sodiaagimärgid" / Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis / Leedu.

"Скорпион. Знаки Зодиака" / Микалоюс Константинас Чюрлёнис / Литва.

Postcard, 1971.
My collection.

* Scorpio (♏) is the eighth astrological sign in the Zodiac; 23 October - 22 November (2014).

20 October 2014

Hotel "Ukraina". Moscow. 1979

Hotel "Ukraina". Moscow.
Hotell "Ukraina". Moskva.
Гостиница "Украина". Москва.

Postcard, 1979.
My collection.

* Hotel "Ukraina" was designed by Arkady Mordvinov and Vyacheslav Oltarzhevsky (leading Soviet expert on steel-framed highrise construction), and is the second tallest of the neoclassical Stalin-era "seven sisters" (198 m (650 ft), with 34 stories). It was the tallest hotel in the world from the time of its construction until 1976. The hotel opened on May 25, 1957. - Wikipedia.

17 October 2014

Pushkin's Mikhailovskoye. Russia. 1964 - 10.

Petrovskoye. Avenue of the limes.

Petrovskoje pärnaallee.

"Люблю я пышное природы увяданье,
В багрец и золото одетые леса..."

А. С. Пушкин. "Осень"
Петровское. Аллея карликовых лип.

Postcard, 1964.
My collection.


* Set "Pushkin's Mikhailovskoye". Russia. 1964.
* Vene postkaardikogumik "Puškini kaitseala". 1964.
* Комплект открыток "Пушкинский заповедник". Россия. 1964.


See also: Pushkin A. S. 

16 October 2014

Church of Saints Peter and Paul in Petrovice. Czech Republic

Petrovice (Příbram District, near Sedlčany). Church of Saints Peter and Paul.
Petrovice. Püha Peetruse ja Pauluse kirik.
Петровице. Костёл святых Петра и Павла.

Postcard, 1957.
My collection.

15 October 2014

Monument to Nikolai Gogol. Moscow. 1955


Moscow. Monument to Nikolai Gogol.
Moskva. Nikolai Gogoli mälestussammas.
Москва. Памятник Н. В. Гоголю.

Postcard, 1955.
My collection.

See also: Nikolai Gogol.

14 October 2014

State Chateau of Hluboká. Czech Republic

The State Chateau of Hluboká.
Hluboká loss. Tšehhimaa.
Замок Глубока. Чехословакия (Чехия).

Postcard, 1957(?)
My collection.

See also: State Chateau of Hluboká and Aleš South Bohemian Gallery. Czech Republic
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