Historic Glass-Plate Photos From Romania Restored And Turned Into Colorful Art

Historic Glass-Plate Photos From Romania...

The recoloring of old black-and-white photos is an excellent way for modern audiences to re-visit, understand and associate with history. Jane Long, a photographer based in Australia, has taken a collection of old glass-plate images by Romanian photographer Costica Acsinte and updating them by adding color and a bit of Photoshop magic. Acsinte, who died in 1984, was a Romanian war photographer during WWI who also took photos professionally and personally after the war. In 2013, what was left of his damaged vintage glass-plate photos was digitized by the Costica...
Austro-Hungarian campain in Romania – 1916

Austro-Hungarian campain in Romania R...

Romania remained neutral for the first two years of the World War I ,and it joined the Entente Powers and declared war on 27 August 1916. We already  presented some sets of pictures presenting the Romanian army during the fights against German troops in World war I The following pictures represents the situation on the other part of the front , in Transylvania , where the Central Powers were started the fights against Romanian army . Romanian position at Iacobeni Via :...
Military Uniforms – 1896

Military Uniforms – 1896

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Romanian military uniforms 1881 – 1895

Romanian military uniforms 1881 – ...

We are continuing the story about the Romanian army and we present below the second set of pictures representing military uniforms used by Romanian Army between 1881 and 1895   Via:...
The White Fortress – Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi Fortress

The White Fortress – Bilhorod-Dnis...

For romanians  known as Cetatea Alba (The White Fortress) , for ukrainians  Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi Fortress , it one of the most important fortress built on the Middle Ages on the Principality of Moldova .    In the 6th century BC, Milesian colonists founded a settlement named Tyras on the future location of Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, which later came under Roman and Byzantine rule. During 14th and 15th centyury Cetatea Albă was was its second major city, the major port and an important fortress . The fortress is enlarged and rebuilt in 1407 by Alexandru cel...
Soroca Fortress

Soroca Fortress

The city has its origin in the medieval Genovese trade post of Olchionia, or Alchona.It is known for its well-preserved stronghold, established by the Moldavian Prince Stephen the Great (Romanian: Stefan cel Mare) in 1499. The original wooden fort, which defended a ford over the Dniester (Romanian: Nistru), was an important link in the chain of fortifications which comprised four citadels on the Dniester, two forts on the Danube and three citadels on the north border of medieval Moldova. Between 1543 and 1546 under the rule of Petru Rares, the fortress was rebuilt...
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