Bucharest in late 19th century

Bucharest in late 19th century

 In 1856, the city of Bucharest was photographed for the first time. One who made this for the first time was Ludwig Angerer, the Austrian pharmacist. Ludwig Angerer studied the city to detect the most suitable places to obtain conclusive on the issue of panoramic images.  Most likely, the photographs were commissioned by Ludwig Angerer Habsburg army. The photos of presents a number of buildings who disappeared since then ,also the Dimbovita river has a completly different scenery . Via:...
Transfagarasan Inauguration

Transfagarasan Inauguration

On September 20, 2014, marks 40 years since the inauguration of the national road Transfagarasan (built in 1974), linking the historical region of Transylvania and Wallachia. The road was built pass over the Fagaras Mountains and ascends to an altitude of 2042 m near Balea Lake, the second road in Romania, as high, as Transalpina Below are some pictured during the inauguration and during construction   Via:...
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 :...
Bucharest on 60’s – 70’s

Bucharest on 60’s – 70’...

Below pictures were taken by an foreigner tourist which visited Romania and also few countries in Eastern Europe in 60’s and 70’s . During his trips , he visited also Transylvania and Moldova .             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...
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