31 July 2014

Kamchatka. Erupting volcano

Kamchatka. Erupting volcano. / Photo: Vadim Gippenreiter.
Kamtšatka. Vulkaanipurse.
Камчатка. Извержение вулкана./ Фото: Вадим Гиппенрейтер.

Postcard, 1971.
My collection.

See also: Kamchatka. The Krasheninnikov Volcano. / Photo: Vadim Gippenreiter.

30 July 2014

Kamchatka. The Krasheninnikov Volcano

Kamchatka. The Krasheninnikov Volcano. / Photo: Vadim Gippenreiter.
Kamtšatka. Krašeninnikovi vulkaan.
Камчатка. Вулкан Крашенинникова. / Фото: Вадим Гиппенрейтер.

Postcard, 1971.
My collection.

* The Kamchatka Peninsula is a 1,250-kilometre (780 mi) peninsula in the Russian Far East. It lies between the Pacific Ocean to the east and the Sea of Okhotsk to the west. The Kamchatka peninsula contains the volcanoes of Kamchatka, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
* The Kamchatka Peninsula is a 1,250-kilometre (780 mi) peninsula in the Russian Far East. It lies between the Pacific Ocean to the east and the Sea of Okhotsk to the west. The Kamchatka peninsula contains the volcanoes of Kamchatka, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

* Stepan Krasheninnikov (1711-1755) was a Russian explorer of Siberia, naturalist and geographer who gave the first full description of Kamchatka in the early 18th century.* Stepan Krasheninnikov (1711-1755) was a Russian explorer of Siberia, naturalist and geographer who gave the first full description of Kamchatka in the early 18th century.


* Vadim Gippenreiter (1917-...) in 1948 graduated from the Surikov Art Institute in Moscow and since 1946 has worked in photography. His name became a legend long time ago, his work has been recognized as classic. V.G is regarded as a founder and the greatest representative of a Russian school of artistic landscape photography. - http://www.gippenreiter.com/

29 July 2014

"Fort Builders"

"Fort Builders" (1935) / Kristjan Raud (1865-1943) / Estonia.
"Linnuse rajamine" (1935) / Kristjan Raud.
"Закладка городища" (1935) / Кристьян Рауд (1865-1943) / Эстония.

Postcard, 1965.
My collection.

28 July 2014

Arkutino. Bulgaria. 1974

Arkutino. Bar Lilia. Bulgaria.
Arkutino. Baar "Liilia". Bulgaaria.
Аркутино. Бар "Лилия". Болгария.

Postcard, 1974.
My collection.

27 July 2014

Kemeri Sanatorium Building. Jurmala. Latvia. 1965

Kemeri Sanatorium Building. Jurmala. Latvia. 
Ķemeri sanatoorium. Jūrmala. Läti.
Санаторий "Кемери". Юрмала. Латвия.

Postcard, 1965.
My collection.

26 July 2014

Inside the Cathedral. Sofia. Bulgaria. 1973

Lions near the Royal thrones in Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Sofia. Bulgaria.

Lõvid kuninglike troonide juures Al. Nevski katedraalis. Sofia. Bulgaaria.

София. Храм-памятник им. Александра Невского - колонны и парапеты балдахинов над двумя тронами.

Postcard, 1973.
My collection.

25 July 2014

Burgas. Bulgaria. 1974


Burgas. Districts Izgrev and Tolbukhin.
Burgas. Izgrevi ja Tolbuhhini linnaosad.
Бургас. Жилищные комплексы "Изгрев" и "Толбухин".

Postcards, 1974.
My collection.

* Burgas or Bourgas is the second-largest city on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast and the fourth-largest in Bulgaria after Sofia, Plovdiv and Varna.

24 July 2014

The Horticultural Exhibition. Erfurt. Germany

The Horticultural Exhibition (1961). Erfurt. Germany.

Esimene rahvusvaheline sotsialismiriikide aiandusnäitus (29. apr - 15. okt 1961). Erfurt. Saksamaa / SDV.

Первая интернациональная выставка садоводства социалистических стран (29. апр. - 15. окт. 1961). Эрфурт. Германия / ГДР.

Postcard, 1961.
My collection.

23 July 2014

"Leo. The Zodiac cycle"


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

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

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

Postcard, 1971.
My collection.

* Leo (♌) is the fifth astrological sign of the zodiac; 23 July - 23 Aug (2014).

22 July 2014

Rappbode Dam. Wendefurth / Harz. Germany

Rappbode Dam. Wendefurth / Harz. Germany / DDR.
Rappbode tamm. Wendefurth / Harz. Saksamaa / SDV.
Самая высокая плотина Германии. Харц.

Postcard, 1960s.
My collection.

* The Rappbode Dam is the largest dam in the Harz region as well as the highest dam in Germany. Together with several other dams and retention basins, it forms the flood protection system for the eastern Harz.

21 July 2014

"The Kazan Kremlin"

"The Kazan Kremlin" / N. Kuznetsov.
"Kaasani Kreml" / N. Kuznetsov.
"Казанский кремль" / Н. Д. Кузнецов.

Postcard, 1956.
My collection.

* The Kazan Kremlin (10-16th century) is the chief historic citadel of Tatarstan, situated in the city of Kazan. It was built at the behest of Ivan the Terrible on the ruins of the former castle of Kazan khans. It was declared a World Heritage Site in 2000. - Wikipedia.

20 July 2014

Kievsky Railway Terminal. Moscow

Moscow. Kievsky Railway Terminal.
Moskva. Kiievi vaksal.
Москва. Киевский вокзал.

Postcard, 1970s.
My collection.

* Kievsky Train Station (Kievsky vokzal) is located near Kievskaya metro station. This rail terminal serves Ukraine and Southeastern Europe. The station was built between 1914 and 1918 in the Byzantine Revival style by Ivan Rerberg and Vladimir Shukhov. The Kievsky Train Station is the only railway station in Moscow having a frontage facing the Moskva River.

17 July 2014

Bratsk. District Energetic. 1979

Bratsk. District Energetic.
Bratsk. Energeetiku linnaosa.
Братск. Поселок Энергетик.

Postcard, 1979.
My collection.

14 July 2014

"Kalev Proposing Marriage"

"Kalev Proposing Marriage" (1933) / Kristjan Raud (1865-1943) / Estonia.
"Kalev kosjas" (1933) / Kristjan Raud.
"Сватовство Калева" (1933) / Кристьян Рауд (1865-1943) / Эстония.

Postcard, 1965.
My collection.

* In Estonian mythology and Kreutzwald's epic poem "Kalevipoeg", King Kalev was the father of Kalevipoeg and the husband of Linda. Toompea, a hill in the centre of Tallinn, was said to be the tumulus over his grave, erected by Linda in memory of him. It is now Estonia's centre of government. In an old Russian chronicle the Estonian city of Tallinn was called Kolõvan. It probably meant Kalev city. - Wikipedia.

12 July 2014

Moscow. Gorky Street. 1955

Moscow. Gorky Street (now: Tverskaya Street).
Moskva. Gorki tänav (1990. aastast taas Tverskaja tänav).
Москва, улица Горького (Тверская улица).

Postcard, 1955.
My collection.

* Tverskaya Street, known as Gorky Street between 1935 and 1990, is the main and probably best-known radial street in Moscow.

See also:
Maxim Gorky.
Moscow. 1955 - 6/27.

9 July 2014

Pushkin's Mikhailovskoye. Russia. 1964 - 3.

Mikhailovskoye. River Sorot and Lake Kuchane.

Mihhailovskoje. Vaade künkalt Soroti jõele ja Kutšane järvele.

"Везде передо мною подвижные картины:
Здесь вижу двух озер лазурные равнины..."
А. С. Пушкин. "Деревня".
Михайловское. Вид с холма на реку Сороть и озеро Кучане.

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.

4 July 2014

Estonian Song Festival. 1965 and now

Estonian Song Festival on the Tallinn Song Festival Grounds.
Laulupidu Tallinna Lauluväljakul.
Эстонский праздник песни на Таллинском Певческом поле.

Stamp of the USSR, 1965.
NSVL postmark, 1965.
Почтовая марка СССР, 1965.
My collection.

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