David from Posted sent me this calligraphy-themed letter. The postal service considered they had to add something to the envelope...
30 November 2019
29 November 2019
The Museum of the Railroad History at Alexandrov railway station invites you to take part in the mail art project Train №1 dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the first passenger-train arrival on the 1st of January 1870.
The idea: creation of the work of authorship (postcard) which should be sent to the project address via post.
Style of execution: free (drawing, appliqué, collage). It is desirable to send the works without envelopes.
Size: no limit.
Encouragement for participation in the project is not provided. All works will become a part of the exhibition of the Museum.
Deadline of works receiving is 31 December 2019.
The project's blog: www.tutu150.blogspot.com
Works can be sent to:
The Museum of the Railroad History at Alexandrov,
1, Komsomolskaya Square
1, Komsomolskaya Square
28 November 2019
26 November 2019
The stamp above was issued on21 March 2012, in honour of her 100th birth anniversary. It arrived on the back of this postcard send by Eduard (Russia).
The same day arrived this postcard from Bryon (the USA). It seems they are looking at the SS Marina Raskova from the desk!
|From Home and Away, 1935|
By Florence and Margaret Hoopes
24 November 2019
23 November 2019
22 November 2019
21 November 2019
19 November 2019
18 November 2019
17 November 2019
16 November 2019
This postcard is from a Postcrossing Meeting held in Groningen on 28 September. I thought I could add these colourful houses to the Houses in the Mail project...
Another postcard from the same meeting. The orange spots on the map show the earthquake areas, due to gas extraction from the Groningen gas fields (more information). On the right, the Earthquake Monument.
The stamps with the flag of the province were designed for the meeting as well:
14 November 2019
How much information can the front of a postcard contain?
Sent by Céline (Belgium)
Sent by Ivan (Russia)
And... how can people be so organised when designing cards?
|Sent by Laura (the UK)|
|Sent by Oh!Lanas (Spain)|
12 November 2019
11 November 2019
GROTESQUES OF WINCHESTER. Gargoyles without water spouts, Grotesques are protective stone features found on medieval buildings.
I don't know why, but gargoyles and grotesques always attract my attention...
Postcard sent by Laura (the UK).
10 November 2019
For today's theme on Sunday Stamps, Military/Remembrance, I bring three very different stamps related to the World War I.