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Aivazovsky's seascape was bought for almost 3 million dollars
Aivazovsky's seascape was bought for almost 3 million dollars
Ivan Aivazovsky's landscape "Bay of Naples" was put up for auction at Sotheby's, and during online auction was purchased for $ 2.9 million. The buyer's name remained unknown. The starting price of the lot was $ 1.5 million. 16 buyers competed for the...
4 June 2020, 11:48
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The original Breitling Transocean watch went under the hammer on Violiti for 2.5 thousand dollars (Photo, Video)
The original Breitling Transocean watch went under the hammer on Violiti for 2.5 thousand dollars (Photo, Video)
The Breitling Transocean Unitime model — a classic Swiss watch with a chronograph function and an indication of world time, was sold on the Violiti website in late May. But not only this attracted the attention of users. The correct operation of all...
4 June 2020, 10:29
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The 50th anniversary of the cable car in Budapest was marked by the release of a postage stamp
The 50th anniversary of the cable car in Budapest was marked by the release of a postage stamp
In Hungary, a stamp dedicated to the chairlift "Zugligeti Libego", which is 1 km long, has been issued. It shows part of the road in the landscape, and also shows the year of opening (1970) and the name of the road. The nominal value is 540 forints. The...
3 June 2020, 20:34
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Beatniks in New York in photos of the 50s and 60s
Beatniks in New York in photos of the 50s and 60s
In the mid-1940s in the United States, the movement gained momentum, which was called the "Broken generation", representatives of which were called "beatniks". In society, the term had a negative connotation and denoted a special stratum of young people...
31 May 2020, 20:16
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Tavern car from mechanic Oliver Bulleid
Tavern car from mechanic Oliver Bulleid
New Zealand mechanical engineer Oliver Bulleid designed several locomotives, such as the Battle of Britain Class and the West Country Class. In addition, it offered its own version of long-distance buses. One of his most daring projects was the...
31 May 2020, 20:17
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Interior design concepts from the 70s and 80s of the last century
Interior design concepts from the 70s and 80s of the last century
In 1982, the Los Angeles Times magazine presented the Los Angeles Times California Home Book design guide, which showed examples of creative design of residential spaces and homes – interiors and exteriors. These images give an idea of what the...
31 May 2020, 20:16
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Poorly made: archaeologists have found an ancient charred bread
Poorly made: archaeologists have found an ancient charred bread
In France, archaeologists during the excavation of a site in the city of Brebières found a large piece of charred bread 2 thousand years old. Representatives of INRAP discovered the find during maintenance work on the territory of 150 hectares allocated...
31 May 2020, 20:16
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Persian pattern:
Persian pattern:
As part of the "Mandala Art" numismatic series, Fiji has issued a new coin with a Persian mandala. In the center of the coin is a round white Jasper-it stands out due to the volume of the surface. The nominal value of the new product is 10 dollars, it...
31 May 2020, 20:16
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Life in Jerusalem as part of the Ottoman Empire
Life in Jerusalem as part of the Ottoman Empire
For representatives of the Abrahamic religions, Jerusalem is a Holy city. The first settlement appeared here about 3.5 thousand years ago. For the last few hundred years, from 1517 to 1917, this area was part of the Ottoman Empire. For the next 30 years...
31 May 2020, 20:16
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Sotheby's will put the Kliman collection up for sale
Sotheby's will put the Kliman collection up for sale
Sotheby's will sell one of the most important works of African art that has ever appeared at auction. The auction will be held on June 29, in new York. According to an approximate estimate, the cost of the figure with an elongated head is 2.5 million...
31 May 2020, 20:16
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