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Photographs from the USSR in 1985
16/6/13 – 18:36 | No Comment
Photographs from the USSR in 1985

I know, another set of photos from the former Soviet Union!
However when they’re this good it’s hard to put them away and these came across the desk here with some delightful smiles.
1985 was, in many …

Neil Armstrong in the USSR
18/2/13 – 21:00 | No Comment
Neil Armstrong in the USSR

A wonderful collection of photos from an official trip made by Neil Armstrong in 1970 to the USSR.  You don’t get to see images like this very often.  A very nice set of pictures and …

The History of Byzantium
1/10/12 – 15:46 | No Comment
The History of Byzantium

This wonderfully rich and well researched story telling has been a pleasure to listen to recently.
There are a lot of unfamiliar names for people and places but if you let yourself go with the flow …

Early Soviet Photography‎: Max Penson
20/7/12 – 09:00 | No Comment
Early Soviet Photography‎: Max Penson

We’re firm fans of old photos here at EL Towers.  Looking at people and places long gone allows us some degree of historical reference to the events and news which we read and hear about …

DDR Nostalgia
29/8/09 – 17:29 | No Comment
DDR Nostalgia

Ah…it seems nostalgic sites seem to be coming to EL quite often now.

Interior Design and Furniture in the USSR
24/8/09 – 09:11 | No Comment
Interior Design and Furniture in the USSR

This came across the radar here at EL recently. It’s a warming nice little collection of furniture and design for the home during the old soviet times.