Czech postcard which advert to fall of Austria-Hungary empire after WW1. It was the creation of Czechoslovakia, led by T.G.Masaryk. The two-tailed lion is a heraldic symbol of Czech country. It was obtained from F. Barbarossa by czech king Vladislav II. for helping him on crusade. On the begining of 13th century the lion got second tail and it was a symbol of Czech kingdom until 1918, then it became symbol of Czech country.

Czech postcard which advert to fall of Austria-Hungary empire after It was the creation of Czechoslovakia, led by T.

VI. Slet Všesokolský v Praze, 1912 The 6th Sokol Festival in Prague, 1912

Slet Všesokolský v Praze, 1912 The Sokol Festival in Prague, 1912

karel plicka | Tomás Garrigue Masaryk, Csehszlovákia első elnöke 75 éve halt meg

karel plicka | Tomás Garrigue Masaryk, Csehszlovákia első elnöke 75 éve halt meg

Czech RepublicVšesokolsky Slet V Praze VII - 1920 - Sokol Festival - Prague

Czech Republic Všesokolsky Slet V Praze VII - 1920 - Sokol Festival - Prague

Svobodné noviny na internetu - Fotoalbum - 150 let Sokola

Svobodné noviny na internetu - Fotoalbum - 150 let Sokola

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Sokol, Slets and Postcards

The man wears the costume of the czech national gymnastic association "Sokol" (the falkon). Photographer Ignác Josef Schächtl in Plzeň (Bohemia, Czechia). CDV late 1860s.

The man wears the costume of the czech national gymnastic association "Sokol" (the falkon). Photographer Ignác Josef Schächtl in Plzeň (Bohemia, Czechia).

Hledání ztraceného času: Všesokolské slety před dávnými lety — Česká televize

Hledání ztraceného času: Všesokolské slety před dávnými lety — Česká televize

Equality, freedom, brotherhood- this motto of the French revolution adopted by Sokol, showed Sokol´s relationship to democracy. Shortly after the foundation of the association, Jindrich Fugner proposed that the members should call each other "brother". In June 1862, on the basis of Josef Barak´s proposal, it was agreed that the greeting would be "Nazdar" in stead of former "Zdar buh".

Equality, freedom, brotherhood- this motto of the French revolution adopted by Sokol, showed Sokol´s relationship to democracy. Shortly after the foundation of the association, Jindrich Fugner proposed that the members should call each other "brother". In June 1862, on the basis of Josef Barak´s proposal, it was agreed that the greeting would be "Nazdar" in stead of former "Zdar buh".

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