The small ascetic island of Klovharu lies off the coast of Porvoo in the Pellinki archipelago. This rocky islet in the Gulf of Finland was home to Tove Jansson and Tuulikki Pietilä for almost thirty years. http://www.moomin.com/tove/eng/saari.html

The small ascetic island of Klovharu lies off the coast of Porvoo in the Pellinki archipelago. This rocky islet in the Gulf of Finland was home to Tove Jansson and Tuulikki Pietilä for almost thirty years. http://www.moomin.com/tove/eng/saari.html

Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson

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tovesjälvporträt002

Tove Jansson illustration of Too-Ticky character  (Moominland Midwinter - book published 1957).

Tove Jansson illustration of Too-Ticky character (Moominland Midwinter - book published 1957).

Tove Jansson Unicef or Amnesty Christmas card via Moomin.pl:    http://moomin.pl/2012/12/05/tove-janson-unicef-and-amnesty-postcards/

Tove Jansson Unicef or Amnesty Christmas card via Moomin.pl: http://moomin.pl/2012/12/05/tove-janson-unicef-and-amnesty-postcards/

Self-portrait, 1940 Tove Jansson

Self-portrait, 1940 Tove Jansson

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