Old Photos of the Bucharest Earthquake of 1977

Old Photos of the Bucharest Earthquake o...

The 1977 Vrancea Earthquake occurred on Friday, 4 March 1977, 21:20 local time and was felt throughout the Balkans. About 35,000 buildings were damaged, and the total damage was estimated at more than two billion dollars. Most of the damage was concentrated in  Bucharest, where about 33 large buildings collapsed. Probably made in no more than two or three days after the event , the scenes presents people and bulldozers, workers and the army that helps remove piles of debris.     Via:...
The Bucharest before 80’s demolitions

The Bucharest before 80’s demoliti...

  Rahova-Cosbuc cinema Via:...
Girls from the Bucharest to the lido in 1941

Girls from the Bucharest to the lido in ...

Some images from Bucharest’s swimming baths Floreasca and Bragadiru made in 1941 . Fotos from the collection of German photographer Willy Prager.   Via :...
Color Photos of Romania in 1971

Color Photos of Romania in 1971

The photos are made by David C. Cook in 1971 , during his trip in Romania . Scanned from an unlabeled slide in a slide cartridge labeled “Romania.” Via : flikr.com
Romania 1984-1986 seen from U.S. Embassy

Romania 1984-1986 seen from U.S. Embassy

The photographer worked at the U.S. Embassy in Bucharest between 1984-1986 and as anyone would have done in his place has took photographs. They are personal images photographed in the capital, but also at the country roads, images in the current context, considering the socio-political developments from 1984 to the present, are important documents. One of the famous “painted...
Terracotta Warriors from China visiting Bucharest

Terracotta Warriors from China visiting ...

This summer, the National History Museum of Romania in Bucharest hosted the exhibition Treasures of China. It is the largest exhibition organized by China in a museum in Romania, artefacts from 11 museums and cultural institutions in the PRC. The most impressive exhibits are four parts terracotta warriors and horse size terracotta. They come from the archaeological site near Xi’an, China, where they were discovered several decades ago, buried among other 8000 similar...
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