Thursday, April 27, 2017

United Kingdom


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The Rose, 1592

This card of Shakespeare's globe (The Rose 1592) is a card based on the issuance of a 1995 stamp designed by C. Walter Hodges.  The card comes form Swansea, Wales.  I was the 15th state that the card was sent to.

Romania


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Hunedoara Romania

The photo depicts Corgin's Castle which the user says is considered the largest fortified castle in Europe.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Poland


Fryderyk Chopin in house dress by Teofil Kwitkowski (after 1849), in the collection of the Fryderyk Chopin Museum, Warsaw.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

USA - Nevada


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The Library.  It's a classic. 

This card was made by the user's local library around Las Vegas, Nevada after it on the 2014 National Medical for Museum and Library Service.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

USA - Florida


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Shakespeare Plays

Armado: Warble, child; make passionate my sense of hearing.
Moth: Concolinel, [Singing.]
Armado: Sweet air!  Go, tenderness of years; take this key, give enlargement to the swain, bring him festiately hither: I must employ him a letter to my love

Illustration by Normal Wilkinson of Four Oaks from Love's Labour's Lost, Players' Shakespeare series, 1924.

Today marks the anniversary of Shakespeare's birth (and also his death.)

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Soviet Union


Moscow

The Exhibition of National Economic Achievements of the USSR.  The Fountain of People's Friendship.


Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Soviet Union


Moscow

Gorky Street

The street has since been renamed "Tverskaya Street" since the end of the Soviet Union.