Finland at the Exposition Universelle of 1900

Today, the 12th of November in 1900, was the last day when l'Exposition universelle de 1900, or as the event was known in English, 1900 Paris Exposition, was open. It had been opened since mid April. I will concentrate here only on the Finnish Pavilion. This was not the first time when Finland participated in... Continue Reading →

Some Photos of Brunel’s Temple Meads Station in Bristol

The Great Western Terminus in Bristol was opened 180 years ago, on 31 August 1840. The railway as well as the station was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. This is not a deep story of the station, but I just show a couple of shots that I took of it in April 2016 when I... Continue Reading →

Tower Bridge Turned 125 This Summer

Please note that this article was published in 2019. Tower Bridge in London was officially opened on 30 June 1894 by the Prince of Wales. Because of the 125th anniversary the year is full of events. An exhibition about the architect Sir Horace Jones is open until September, and the whole autumn is full of... Continue Reading →

Turku VII:19:4 – Part 1/Osa 1

In the summer of 1988 when living in Turku, I started a documentary photo project that later got a title 7:19:4. The correct name would have been VII:19:4 as the central districts in the city of Turku are identified by Roman numerals. So the place that I documented was located in the 7th district, and... Continue Reading →

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