"Hello Raphael, thanks for your series of black and white photographs! Very impressing! I love your black and white work! Do you develop the photos by yourself? At the moment I am busy preparing for an art fair, but after this I will send you…"
"So, the hotel is located in Krakow (Cracow) and not in Warsaw. In the caption someone could have suggested the name of FSO cars, which stand in front of the hotel, because they are called Warszawa (Warsaw)."
"It is very simple, the Hotel Cracovia was located in Krakow (Krakau) and its construction was completed around 1965. The fight led by social organisations to preserve the Cracovia Hotel, designed by Witold Cęckiewicz, lasted five years. Influenced…"
"It was a phenomenal experience to look from the metal platform at the Brandenburg Gate, above the Berlin Wall, at the eastern part of Berlin, the Communist part. I, as a person from a country in the Communist bloc, was able to look at the Communist…"
"Well, yes, back to the subject.
When I was a child, in 1983/1984, I had the opportunity to go to West Berlin for a while - there was a political creation during the Cold War between East and West - which was a very intense experience for me.
"A few more postcards from the 1930s, from my collection , kept in the sentimentalist vein. One has to wonder whether they can be included in the category Boring Postcards?
But in the past it happened that these were the leading subjects - having…"
"Continuing the thread related to postcards from the 1930s, there was also a whole trend related to sentimentalism, and reproductions of works by various painters were distributed, in Poland such as T. Okoń or Fr. Żmurko.
For example, postcards sent…"
Hello Raphael, thanks for your series of black and white photographs! Very impressing! I love your black and white work! Do you develop the photos by yourself? At the moment I am busy preparing for an art fair, but after this I will send you something. Best wishes Charlotte
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