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 →

Cambridge Museum of Technology – My Visit in Photos

I visited the Cambridge Museum of Technology on 30 October 2019 after a month of re-opening the museum. So my timing was perfect. I spent there for four hours seeing most of the site and photographing and studying the history of the Old Sewage Pumping Station and the industrial history of Cambridge. This post is... Continue Reading →

Werner Söderström 1860–1914

Werner Söderström was born today 160 years ago, on 2 October 1860. He was one of the dignitaries of my hometown, Porvoo, a founder of WSOY publishing company. I will write in the future more about the company, but this is a short story about the man behind one of the biggest publishing companies in... Continue Reading →

Regent’s Canal in My Photos

Regent's Canal in London was officially opened 200 years ago, on the 1st of August 1820. I was first planning to write a real history story about the canal and illustrate the story with some historical photos as well as my own photos. But I had to change my mind. Just like my Regent's Canal... Continue Reading →

Some Bridges Over the Regent’s Canal

I present here some of the bridges that crosses the Regent's Canal in London. I have never had a project like, "let's photograph all the bridges that cross the canal", but I have photographed them on my walks. These shots are taken on a relatively short section of the canal in Camden and Regent's Park... Continue Reading →

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