Finnish women marching for equal rights1905    photo credit: Helsinki City Museum

Finnish women marching for equal rights 1905 photo credit: Helsinki City Museum

Central train station in Helsinki, Finland - visited years ago. I'd love to go back! The saunas!

Art Deco - Central train station in Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki Central Railway Station - Helsingin päärautatieasema (Eliel Saarinen 1919 )

HDR in Helsinki: Central Railway Station

Finnish women were the first in Europe to win the right to vote 1906 and the first in the world to have their eligibility for office recognized,( i.e. to be able stand as candidates at elections.)

women suffragists demonstrating for the right to vote, February Suffragette Rose Sanderson is holding the trumpet.

Winter fun at the stairs of Helsinki Cathedral. Sliding down steep snowy stairs - fun for adults and kids too!

Winter fun at the stairs of Helsinki Cathedral. Sliding down steep snowy stairs - fun for adults and kids too!

old helsinki black - Google-haku

Kuvahaun tulos haulle old helsinki

Koivuhalkoja lastenvaunuissa ja yleisen saunan ovella...

Koivuhalkoja lastenvaunuissa ja yleisen saunan ovella...

Huopikkaat Finland

Huopikkaat Finland

Magnus von Wright (1805-1868) Katajanokalta / View from Katajanokka (Helsinki neighborhood) 1868 - Finland - Finnish cow

Magnus von Wright Katajanokalta / View from Katajanokka (Helsinki neighborhood) 1868 - Finland - Finnish cow . Click painting to go to original site . Then enlarge to see details of cow Finland

The observatory of Ursa Astronomical Association in Kaivopuisto, Helsinki, Finland.  Photo Markku Sarimaa

The observatory of Ursa Astronomical Association in Kaivopuisto, Helsinki, Finland.

Kengänkiillottajapoika Rautatieaseman edessä 1952. Kuva: Helsingin kaupunginmuseo / Volker von Bonin.

Something old Something new Something borrowed Something blue Little bits of Finland and anything.

Ihmiset arvioivat Havis Amanda patsasta Kauppatorilla paljastustilaisuuden jälkeen. Signe Brander 1907.

The Havis Amanda fountain being scrutinized by people when new.

Linja-autoasema 1955

Linja-autoasema 1955

Helsinki in the beginning of 1900 - Erottaja. 1900-luvun alku.

Helsinki in the beginning of 1900 - Erottaja.

Autokilpailuiden lähtötunnelmia rautatieaseman edessä 1920-luvun alussa. Helsinki, Mainosseinä ja autot

At the Helsinki railway station - Rautatieaseman luona

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