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kritseldis:

Postcard by artist A.Kütt, showing the main building of the Tartu University.1960

kritseldis:

Postcard by artist A.Kütt, showing the main building of the Tartu University.1960

coffeewithberia:

The desk in V.I.Lenin’s study-room.

coffeewithberia:

The desk in V.I.Lenin’s study-room.

kritseldis:

A Soviet postcard with illustration to “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” by E. T. A. Hoffmann, 1973
Э.Т.-А. Гофман “Щелкунчик и мышиный король”. Рисунок художника Н.Гольц

kritseldis:

A Soviet postcard with illustration to “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” by E. T. A. Hoffmann, 1973

Э.Т.-А. Гофман “Щелкунчик и мышиный король”. Рисунок художника Н.Гольц

1956

1956

kritseldis:

Postcard by artist O.Soans “Narva kindlused” (Castles of Narva), 1960
The damage from World War II is still visible. Restoration of the Narva castle started only in 1968.

kritseldis:

Postcard by artist O.Soans “Narva kindlused” (Castles of Narva), 1960

The damage from World War II is still visible. Restoration of the Narva castle started only in 1968.

I just want to take a moment to say a big Thank You to all of you who sends me words of support about my etsy shop. It means so so so much to me. I’ve never been big about commerce, I’m nervous and I’ve got so much to learn, but every day since I opened has been a joy and a pleasure.

You’re awesome! :D

Posted 2 days ago

Sochi, Russia (1952) (via etsy)

Sochi, Russia (1952) (via etsy)

Thumbelina illustration by B. Demkutė, 1966 (by loretoidas)

Thumbelina illustration by B. Demkutė, 1966 (by loretoidas)

postcardtimemachine:

Postcards from a trip to the USSR

This is very interesting: a postcard sent from Smolensk, USSR to Ohio, USA in 1961(?).

(Source: boxesofoldphotos)

Posted 2 days ago