On 2 July 1942, most of the children of Lidice, a small village in what was then Czechoslovakia, were handed over to the Łódź Gestapo office. Those 82 children were then transported to the extermination camp at Chełmno 70 kilometers away. There they were gassed to death. This remarkable sculpture by by Marie Uchytilová commemorates them.
Procházka historickou Prahou – Karlův most « Třetí věk - stránky pro důchodce a seniory
Portál nejen pro důchodce a seniory s užitečnými informacemi, tipy, návody a pomocnými službami pro společnost českých seniorů.
Joseph Sudek | Photographs, Photographers and Photography
A master of lyrical monochrome. There is so much to like in the Aperture book ‘Josef Sudek – Poet of Prague’ that it’s hard to know where to begin. Sudek (1896-1976) spent nearly his whole life in Czechoslovakia. From 1940, inspired by contact prints from large negatives he devoted himself to this way of working, … Continue reading Joseph Sudek →
Prehistoric Planet Store - Replica fossils including dinosaurs like T. rex, Triceratops, and more!
The Venus of Dolní Věstonice (Czech: Věstonická Venuše) is a Venus nude female figurine dated to 29,000–25,000 years, It was found in 1925 at a Paleolithic site in the Moravian basin south of Brno, Czechoslovakia (since 1993 Czech Republic). This figurine, together with a few others from nearby locations, is the oldest known ceramic in the world, predating the use of fired clay to make pottery. It has a height of 4.4 inches, and a width of 1.7 inches at its widest point.