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  • St. Mariacka in Gdansk

    St. Mariacka in Gdansk

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    [elementor-template id=”3378″] St. Mariacka in Gdansk When I saw St. Mariacka (St. Mary’s) it was very different from the picture on this postcard.  On a warm day in late September, the dim interior of this church was a welcome relief from the searing sun and blinding light of mid-day.  The languages around me that day…

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The golden age of postcards experienced a dramatic spike when men like Burton Holmes began selling souvenirs of his travel lectures in the first decades of the 20th century. Every place Holmes traveled was photographs and postcards were made to remind those who heard his lectures how wonderful it was to ride in a horse-drawn carriage across a European landscape.

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