Entrance Gates of Houses in South-Eastern Transylvania (Râșnov/Rosenau and Cristian/Neustadt)

South-Eastern Transylvania, also known as the `Small Transylvania` or `Bârsa Land`, comprises several towns and villages roughly located in the lower basin of the Carpathian Mountains. Since medieval times, these were places inhabited by Saxons, Hungarians, and Romanians, and they represented stops on the trade route which eventually led, from the other side of the…

Madame D`Ora, Photo Exhibition at Leopold Museum (Vienna), Running from mid-July​ to the end of October 2018

Madame D`Ora is the artist name of Dora Kallmus, one of the most interesting female photographers of the first half of the twentieth century. Her activity spans over 50 years and she enjoyed artistic recognition in the most known cultural centres of the time: Vienna and Paris. She was born in 1881 in a well-off…

Ceramic Objects at the Ethnographical Museum of Câmpulung (Argeș county, Romania)

The Ethnographical Museum of Câmpulung, located on Republicii Boulevard at no. 5, is hosted by one of the oldest houses in town. The house was built in the first part of the eighteenth century, in 1735 more precisely, and it belonged to a local boyar of the time, one whose name was Ștefănescu. The building…