Hunedoara seen by an hungarian traveller , at 1900

Hunedoara seen by an hungarian traveller...

Hunedoara atmosphere of a century ago is described thoroughly in photographs taken by a Hungarian traveler. Grayscale images taken by a traveler Hungarian Frigyes Schoch, who arrived in Hunedoara County in the early 1900s. They are among the few photographic evidence of how people lived at that time found fair...
Romania in the early seventies . Part IV

Romania in the early seventies . Part IV

  Near Borşa. Gypsy with his wagon at the collection of empty...
Bran Castle

Bran Castle

Bran Castle is situated near Bran and in the immediate vicinity of Braşov, is a national monument and landmark in Romania. The fortress is situated on the border between Transylvania and Wallachia. Commonly known as “Dracula’s Castle” (although it is one among several locations linked to the Dracula legend, including Poenari Castle and Hunyad Castle), it is marketed as the home of the titular character in Bram Stoker’s Dracula. The castle is now a museum open to tourists, displaying art and furniture collected by Queen Marie. Tourists can...
Constantin Brancusi and his work

Constantin Brancusi and his work

Constantin Brâncuși (February 19, 1876 – March 16, 1957) was a Romanian-born sculptor who made his career in France. Brâncuși grew up in the village of Hobiţa, Gorj, near Târgu Jiu, close to Romania’s Carpathian Mountains, an area known for its rich tradition of folk crafts, particularly woodcarving. Geometric patterns of the region are seen in his later works. Considered the pioneer of modernism, Brâncuși is called the patriarch of modern. In 2002, a sculpture by Brâncuși named “Danaide” was sold for $18.1...
Romania in 1890-1900

Romania in 1890-1900

These photos were found in the Detroit Publishing Co.. , Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Besides Bucharest and Sinaia are also several cities which at that time were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, such as Brasov, Sibiu and Cluj Napoca. Via: loc.gov
King Ferdinand’s life in Romania

King Ferdinand’s life in Romania

Ferdinand succeeded his uncle on the latter’s death (Carol I died without surviving issue) as King of Romania on 10 October 1914, reigning until his own death on 20 July 1927. He was the 1,174th Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece in Austria in 1909 and the 868th Knight of the Order of the Garter in 1924. All the pictures are taken from Illustrated Romania Magazine (revista Romania Ilustrata) , the july-august number , which is dedicated to...
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