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The Forging of the Sampo. Painting by Akseli Gallen-Kallela, depicting a scene from Kalevala, a Finnish epic poem. Smith Ilmarinen is forging the magical mill called Sampo, a centerpiece in many of Kalevala's stories. Scandinavian Paintings, Scandinavian Art, Helene Schjerfbeck, Asgard, Romanticism, Gods And Goddesses, Art Reproductions, Blacksmithing, Folklore

Sammon taonta / The forging of Sampo-Akseli Gallen-Kallela. Sampo is forged by ilmarinen, a legendary smith as a task set by Louhi in return for her daughter's hand. Sampo was a magical artifact of inderterminate type that brought good fortune to its holder. When the Sampo was stolen, it is said that Ilmarinen's homeland fell upon hard times and sent an expedition to retrieve it, but in the ensuing battle it was smashed and lost at sea.

vintage everyday: Black and White Photos of Daily Life in Finland in 1941 Helsinki, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Cow Photos, Pictures, Meanwhile In Finland, History Of Finland, Cow Art, History Of Photography

Black and White Photos of Daily Life in Finland in 1941

These black and white photographs were taken in Finland, ca. 1941 by Barbara Wright, who also worked for the Farm Security Administration . ...

Fallen Finnish soldiers are transported back home where they will get a proper burial History Of Finland, Dramatic Photos, German Soldiers Ww2, Man Of War, Second World, Military History, Historical Photos, World War Ii, American History

Dramatic Photos - Fallen Finnish soldiers

Fallen Finnish soldiers are transported back to home where they will get a proper burial 1941-1944 Levätköön heidän sielunsa rauhassa.

Anna Vyrubova as nun Maria-  Anna was able to escape to Finland in December 1920. She wrote her memoirs of life at court, providing rare descriptions of the home life of the Tsar and his family. She spent the rest of her life first in Viipuri and later in Helsinki. She took vows as a Russian Orthodox nun, but was permitted to live in a private home due to her physical disabilities. Her grave is located at the Orthodox section of Hietaniemi cemetery in Helsinki. Catalina La Grande, Belle Epoque, Last Emperor, House Of Romanov, Past Presidents, Tsar Nicholas Ii, Russian Orthodox, Imperial Russia, Women In History

Anna Vyrubova as nun Maria- Anna was able to escape to Finland in December 1920. She wrote her memoirs of life at court, providing rare descriptions of the home life of the Tsar and his family. She spent the rest of her life first in Viipuri and later in Helsinki. She took vows as a Russian Orthodox nun, but was permitted to live in a private home due to her physical disabilities. Her grave is located at the Orthodox section of Hietaniemi cemetery in Helsinki.

National folk costumes of Finland Ethnic Fashion, Love Fashion, Fashion Design, Fashion Outfits, Folk Costume, Costumes, Vikings, Guache, Viking Age

National folk costumes of Finland

Nationalclothing.org is about national clothing, the history of traditional dress and the modern life of vintage pieces of clothes

In Helsinki, a Finnish mother shelters her children during a Soviet air raid, on 31 Dec The USSR invaded Finland a month prior, but the Finns inflicted grievous casualties and crippled the Red Army's advance. Old Photos, Vintage Photos, History Of Finland, Man Of War, Air Raid, Red Army, Women In History, Family History, World War Ii

Once Upon a Time in War

War is a horribly fascinating thing, however much man may hate it.

In memory of great grandparents and granpa. When Finns had to leave their home during war between Finland and Russia Old Pictures, Old Photos, Meanwhile In Finland, History Of Finland, Central Asia, Helsinki, Ancient History, Old World, Wwii

In memory of great grandparents and granpa. When Finns had to leave their home during war between Finland and Russia | Karelian farmers evacuating

Hei Hoplaa! - Historiaa - Hevonen sodassa vuosina 1939-1945 History Of Finland, Night Shadow, My Land, Black And White Pictures, Horse Breeds, Vietnam War, Helsinki, Ancient History, Old Photos

Hei Hoplaa! - Historiaa - Hevonen sodassa vuosina 1939-1945

Hei Hoplaa! - Historiaa - Hevonen sodassa vuosina 1939-1945

Finnish refugees/evacueted in summer the eastest part of Finland was lost to Soviet Union and about 400000 people had to find a new place to settle down. Women In History, Ancient History, History Of Finland, Night Shadow, Lapland Finland, My Land, Soviet Union, World War Two, Old Pictures

Finnish refugees/evacueted in summer 1944.Carelia, the eastest part of Finland was lost to Soviet Union and about 400000 people had to find a new place to settle down.

Carelian girl in Viena 1894, photo: I. K. Inha -Vienan karjalainen tyttö Beauty First, My Heritage, Historian, Vintage Photographs, Ancient History, My Images, Old Photos, Folk Art, Fairy Tales

Carelian girl in Viena 1894, photo: I. K. Inha -Vienan karjalainen tyttö

Simo Häyhän komppanian jouluhartaus katkesi venäläisten keskitykseen. Jouluaattona 1939 Kollaanjoella otettu kuva sotilaspappi Rantamaan jouluhartaudesta on tunnetuimpia talvisodan kuvia. Rantamaan takana Aarne Juutilainen. History Of Finland, Night Shadow, Korean War, Vietnam War, Historian, Helsinki, Old Photos, World War, Wwii

Simo Häyhän komppanian jouluhartaus katkesi venäläisten keskitykseen – tämä talvisodan kuuluisa kuva ei unohdu

Vapaaehtoisena rintamalle lähtenyt kansanedustaja Antti Rantamaa toi joulun Kollaanjoelle.

Finnish women marching for equal rights 1905 photo credit: Helsinki City Museum Helsinki, Meanwhile In Finland, History Of Finland, Finnish Women, Women Right To Vote, Somewhere In Time, Brave Women, History Of Photography, Women In History

Tässä osoitetaan mieltä tärkeän asian puolesta - naisten äänioikeudesta 110 vuotta

Naiset saivat äänioikeuden Suomessa 110 vuotta sitten.

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