31 August 2014

Volga River. Rzhev. Russia. 1974

Rzhev (Tver Oblast). Volga River.
Ržev. Volga kaldal.
Ржев. Волга.

Postcard, 1974.
My collection.

30 August 2014

Rzhev. Russia. 1974


Rzhev (Tver Oblast). Memorial to the Heroes of World War II.
Ržev. Suure Isamaasõja kangelaste monument. 
Ржев. Обелиск героям Великой Отечественной войны.

Postcard, 1974.
My collection.

29 August 2014

Lake Seliger. Ostashkov. Russia. 1974

Ostashkov (Tver Oblast, Russia). Lake Seliger.
Ostaškov (Tveri oblast). Seligeri järv.
Осташков (Тверская область). Озеро Селигер.

Postcard, 1974.
My collection.

* Seliger is a lake in Tver Oblast and, in the extreme northern part, Novgorod Oblast of Russia, in the northwest of the Valdai Hills, a part of the Volga basin.

28 August 2014

Freedom Square. Ostashkov. Russia. 1974


Ostashkov (Tver Oblast, Russia). Freedom Square.
Ostaškov (Tveri oblast). Vabaduse väljak.
Осташков (Тверская область). Площадь Свободы.

Postcard, 1974.
My collection.

27 August 2014

Hotel "Seliger". Ostashkov. Russia. 1974

Ostashkov (Tver Oblast, Russia). Hotel "Seliger".
Ostaškov (Tveri oblast). Võõrastemaja "Seliger".
Осташков (Тверская область). Гостиница "Селигер".

Postcard, 1974.
My collection.

25 August 2014

Berlin. 1973

Berlin. Europe Center and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.
Berliin. Europa-Center ja keiser Wilhelmi mälestuskirik.
Берлин. "Европа-Центр" и мемориальная церковь кайзера Вильгельма.

Postcard, 1973.
My collection.

* This postcard was sent in 1973 from a Berlin Wall crossing point between East Berlin and West Berlin (possibly Checkpoint Charlie).

* Эта открытка была послана в 1973 году из пограничного контрольно-пропускного пункта в Берлине (может быть из "Чекпойнт Чарли" - "КПП С"), созданного после разделения города Берлинской стеной.



23 August 2014

"Virgo. The Zodiac cycle"


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

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

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

Postcard, 1971.
My collection.

* Virgo (♍) is the sixth astrological sign in the Zodiac; 23 August - 23 September (2014).

21 August 2014

Prague. Klement Gottwald Museum. 1970s

Prague. Klement Gottwald Museum - new exposition.
Praha. Klement Gottwaldi muuseum - uus väljapanek.
Прага. Музей им. Клемента Готвальда - новая экспозиция.

Postcard, 1970s(?)
My collection.
* Klement Gottwald (1896-1953) was a Czechoslovak communist politician and longtime leader of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia. He was Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia from 1946 to 1948 and President from 1948 to 1953. - Wikipedia.

* Клемент Готвальд (1896-1953) - политический деятель Чехословакии, лидер Коммунистической партии Чехословакии, премьер-министр Чехословакии и президент Чехословакии. - Wikipedia.

20 August 2014

Observatory on Dome Hill. Tartu. 1982

Observatory on Dome Hill. Tartu.
Tartu. Tähetorn Toomel.
Обсерватория на Тоомемяги. Тарту.

Postcard, 1982.
My collection.

* The Tartu Observatory was founded at the Imperial University of Dorpat as it was reopened in 1802. The observatory building was completed in 1810 on the Toome (Dome) hill in Dorpat. From 1813 to 1820, Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve (1793-1864) collected data at the Dorpat  (Tartu) Observatory, and in 1820 became a full professor and director of the observatory. Struve was occupied with research on double stars and geodesy in Dorpat until 1839.


17 August 2014

Bratsk. Timber Industry. 1981

Bratsk. Timber industry.
Bratski metsakombnaat.
Братский лесопромышленный комплекс.

Postcard, 1981.
My collection.

* From the set "On the Bratsk Sea".
* Postkaardikogumikust "Bratski merel".
* Из комплекта открыток "На Братском море".

14 August 2014

Veliko Tarnovo. Baudouin's Tower. 1974

Veliko Tarnovo. Baudouin's Tower. Bulgaria.
Veliko Tărnovo. Baudouin'i torn. Bulgaaria.
Велико Тырново. Балдуиновая башня. Болгария.

Postcard, 1974.
My collection.

13 August 2014

Moscow State University. 1955

Lomonosov Moscow State University. The main building on Lenin (Sparrow) hills.
Moskva Riikliku Ülikooli peahoone Lenini (Varblase) mägedel.
Москва. Главное здание МГУ.

Postcard, 1955.
My collection.

11 August 2014

Veliko Tarnovo. Bulgaria. 1974

Veliko Tarnovo. Bulgaria.
Veliko Tărnovo, Bulgaaria.
Велико Тырново. Болгария.

Postcard, 1974.
My collection.

10 August 2014

"Leningrad. Moyka". 1955

"Leningrad. The Moyka Embankment." / A. Balashov.
"Leningrad. Moika" / A. Balašov.
"Ленинград. Мойка" / A. Балашов.

Postcard, 1955.
My collection.

* The Moyka River is a small river which encircles the central portion of Saint Petersburg, effectively making it an island.

*Moika on jõgi Peterburis, sama nime kannavad ka kaldapealsed.

* Мойка - река в Санкт-Петербурге, протока невской дельты. Топоним также служит обиходным обозначением набережной реки Мойки. - Wikipedia.

9 August 2014

Bratsk Hydroelectric Power Station. 1979

Bratsk Hydroelectric Power Station.
Bratski Hüdroelektrijaam.
Братская ГЭС.

Postcard, 1979.
My collection.


*From the set "Angara"
*Postkaardikogumikust "Angaral".
*Из комплекта открыток "По Ангаре".

7 August 2014

Pushkin's Mikhailovskoye. Russia. 1964 - 4.

Mikhailovskoye. The avenue of limes (or "Kern avenue").

Mihhailovskoje. Pärnaallee.

"Люби зелёный скат холмов,
Луга, измятые моей бродящей ленью,
Прохладу лип и кленов шумный кров -
Они знакомы вдохновенью."

А. С. Пушкин. "Домовому"
Михайловское. Липовая аллея.

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.

6 August 2014

Kecskemét. Town Hall. Hungary

Kecskemét. Town Hall. Hungary.
Kecskemét. Raekoda. Ungari.
Кечкемет. Городская ратуша. Венгрия.

Postcard, 1967.
My collection.


4 August 2014

"Lights of the Kuybyshev Hydroelectric Station"

"Lights of the Kuybyshev Hydroelectric Station" / M. Sokolov.
"Kuibõševi hüdroelektrijaama tuled" / M. Sokolov.
"Огни Куйбышевской ГЭС" / Художник М.Н. Соколов.

Postcard, 1956.
My collection.

* Samara, known from 1935 to 1991 as Kuybyshev, is the sixth largest city in Russia and the administrative center of Samara Oblast. It is situated in the southeastern part of European Russia at the confluence of the Volga and Samara Rivers on the east bank of the Volga. - Wikipedia.

3 August 2014

Debrecen. Kossuth Lajos Square. Hungary

Debrecen. Kossuth Lajos Square. Kossuth Monument. Hungary.
Debrecen. Lajos Kossuthi väljak ja monument. Ungari.
Дебрецен. Площадь Лайоша Кошшута. Статуе Кошшута. Венгрия.

Postcard, 1967.
My collection.

* Lajos Kossuth de Udvard et Kossuthfalva (19 September 1802 - 20 March 1894) was a Hungarian lawyer, journalist, politician and Regent-President of the Kingdom of Hungary during the revolution of 1848-49. He was widely honored during his lifetime, including in the United Kingdom and the United States, as a freedom fighter and bellwether of democracy in Europe. - Wikipedia.


2 August 2014

The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. Moscow

The State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. Moscow.
A. Puškini nim riiklik kaunite kunstide muuseum. Moskva.
Государственный музей изобразительных искусств имени А. С. Пушкина. Москва.

Postcard, 1955.
My collection.

* The largest museum of European art in Moscow. The museum's current name is somewhat misleading, in that it has no direct associations with the famous Russian poet Alexander Pushkin, other than as a posthumous commemoration of his name and fame. - Wikipedia.

See also:  Moscow. 1955 - 6./28
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