VIIPURI

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Viipuri, getting to know my Finnish ancestry.

Colleen McDonald
Suomi Finland postage -  0.60 National Museum Helsinki stamp

stamp Suomi Finland postage 0.60 National Museum Helsinki poste timbre finlande selo francobolli finlandia porto franco sellos 邮票 芬兰 почтовая марка Финляндия yóupiào Fēnlán timbre stamp selo franco bollo postage porto sellos marka briefmarke Finnland fra

*** *** *** I'm stampolina and I love to take photos of stamps. Thanks for visiting this pages on flickr. I'm neither a typical collector of stamps, nor a stamp dealer. I'm only a stamp photograph. I'm fascinated of the fine close-up structures which are hidden in this small stamp-pictures. Please don't ask of the worth of these stamps - the most ones have a worth of a few cents or still less. By the way, I wanna say thank you to all flickr users who have sent me stamps! Great! Thank you…

The land ceded to #Russia by #Finland at the end of the Winter War. (Shown in red). This ceded territory totaled around ten percent of Finland's land area and twenty percent of its industrial capacity.  As part of the Moscow Peace Treaty of 1940 Hanko was leased to the Soviet Union as a military base for a period of 30 years. During the Continuation War, in early December 1941, Soviet troops were forced to evacuate Hanko. The Soviet Union formally renounced the lease in the Paris peace…

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The land ceded to #Russia by #Finland at the end of the Winter War. (Shown in red). This ceded territory totaled around ten percent of Finland's land area and twenty percent of its industrial capacity. As part of the Moscow Peace Treaty of 1940 Hanko was leased to the Soviet Union as a military base for a period of 30 years. During the Continuation War, in early December 1941, Soviet troops were forced to evacuate Hanko. The Soviet Union formally renounced the lease in the Paris peace…

Vyborg Market Place  C 1897

Vyborg Market Place c 1897 by International Images

Vyborg Market Place c 1897 Photograph by International Images

Leena, our Postationist Elf, knows that Santa doesn't have far to travel on…

Portable North Pole

Leena, our Postationist Elf, knows that Santa doesn't have far to travel on…

Vyborg, Russia. When this picture was taken, Vyborg was still part of Finland and was called Viipuri.

Kirjoita Viipurista - voita matka!

Ilta-Sanomat käynnistää kirjoituskilpailun, jossa etsitään suomalaisten muistoja ja kokemuksia Viipurista.

Vyborg (Viipuri)

Haluatko Ilta-Sanomien huippusuositun Viipuri-näyttelyn ilmaiseksi kotikaupunkiisi?

Ilta-Sanomien kokoama Tällanen ol Viipuri -kuvanäyttely on ollut harvinaisen suuri menestys. Helsingin Sanomatalossa olevaa, 100 kuvan näyttelyä on käynyt katsomassa jo tuhansittain ihmisiä. Nyt annamme näyttelyn ilmaiseksi kiertoon.

Viborg - Viipuri, Alexander Federley (1864-1932)

Viborg - Viipuri, Alexander Federley (1864-1932)

Viipuri Castle, Karelia

Vyborg Castle. Выборгский замок. Viipurin linna. Viborgs fästning.

Vyborg Castle (Russian: Выборгский замок, Finnish: Viipurin linna, Swedish: Viborgs fästning) is a Swedish built medieval fortress around which the town of Vyborg, Russia evolved. Currently it is a museum. General Vyborg Castle was one of the three major castles of Finland. It was built as the easternmost outpost of the medieval Kingdom of Sweden: it is located on the Karelian isthmus, on a little islet in the innermost corner of the Gulf of Finland, in a tight strait which connects…

View of a crowded market place, Viborg, Finland, 1897.

View of a crowded market place, Viborg, Finland, 1897.

View of a crowded market place, Viborg, Finland, 1897. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

Viipuri, Kauppatori ja Suomen pankki

All Things Finnish: Photo

Something old Something new Something borrowed Something blue Little bits of Finland and anything Finnish around the world, in the past or in the present. If something borrowed is yours and you do not like it in this format, or think it's not properly credited let me know and I will change or delete it. You probably won't like or be interested in everything I put on this page, but hopefully you'll find a few things or learn something new about Finland.

File:Viipuri vaakuna.gif. Viipuri Coat of Arms

File:Viipuri vaakuna.gif. Viipuri Coat of Arms

Vyborg - Historical city of Russia

Vyborg – historical city of Russia · Russia Travel Blog