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The life of old Tallinn in the photo by Timo Heinonen
The life of old Tallinn in the photo by Timo Heinonen
The capital of Estonia, Tallinn, is located in the North of the country, on the shore of the Gulf of Finland. Due to its location, the settlement became a major shopping center in the middle ages. Today it is one of the best preserved medieval European...
29 february 2020, 18:28
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Provincial life in Sweden from a documentary photographer
Provincial life in Sweden from a documentary photographer
Sunny Jonsson was one of the most famous Swedish photographers of the last century, preferring documentary photography. His interests included writing, making films, and Ethnology. In the 1960s, junsson filmed Sweden's transformation from an...
28 february 2020, 21:55
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Photo of Montreal in the 50s
Photo of Montreal in the 50s
Montreal is the most populous city in the canadian province of Quebec. The official language is French, which is the native language of most residents. The first people appeared here 4 thousand years ago. Archaeologists have discovered the remains of...
27 february 2020, 19:12
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The life and architecture of Edinburgh more than a hundred years ago
The life and architecture of Edinburgh more than a hundred years ago
The first settlements in what is now Edinburgh appeared in the early middle ages. The current capital of Scotland becomes more or less a large city by 1500 – the population reaches 12 thousand people. Edinburgh was repeatedly attacked, but was...
26 february 2020, 20:23
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Everyday life in Taipei 50 years ago
Everyday life in Taipei 50 years ago
Taipei is the capital of Taiwan, located in the Northern part of the island. The city is the Central part of the Taipei-Keelung district, which includes the cities of New Taipei and Keelung. Taipei is the political, economic, educational and cultural...
24 february 2020, 19:21
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A look at Singapore in the 70s of the last century
A look at Singapore in the 70s of the last century
Singapore became independent on 9 August 1965. Lee Kuan yew and Yusuf ibn Ishaq took leadership positions, becoming the country's Prime Minister and President, respectively. In 1970, the active industrialization of Singapore began. The country began to...
21 february 2020, 21:26
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How to shoot
How to shoot "Shining": photos of the creative process
The film adaptation of Stephen king's novel "Shining" by Stanley Kubrick is one of the most famous film adaptations based on the works of the horror king. Despite the fact that the writer himself remained, to put it mildly, not happy with the film...
19 february 2020, 23:17
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Bright Spain in the photo of the middle of the last century
Bright Spain in the photo of the middle of the last century
These photos were taken in Spain in the 1950s. The footage captures different places from completely different angles: streets of small towns, panoramas of cities, the beauty of buildings, bright pictures of beaches. Sunny Spain in all its glory.
15 february 2020, 7:52
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Photos of Laplanders taken by an astrophysicist in the century before last
Photos of Laplanders taken by an astrophysicist in the century before last
A series of images about the life of Laplanders, taken by Amateur photographer Sophus Tromholt is listed as a UNESCO heritage. The author was an astrophysicist and came to Lapland in 1882 to investigate the nature of the Aurora. Communicating with the...
13 february 2020, 23:31
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Ireland in pictures of the end of the XIX century
Ireland in pictures of the end of the XIX century
We present a small selection of photos that capture the daily life of the Irish at the turn of the XIX-XX centuries. the Pictures were published by Valentine and Sons, which operated in the Scottish city of Dundee. The company was founded in 1851 by...
10 february 2020, 23:02
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