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Rosa Luxemburg </b>(5 March 1871 – 15 January 1919)</p><p>

“<i>Freedom is always and exclusively freedom for the one who thinks differently.</i>”

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Rosa Luxemburg (5 March 1871 – 15 January 1919)

Freedom is always and exclusively freedom for the one who thinks differently.

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Polish girls in traditional dress dancing in Market Square, Kraków, Poland.<br/></p>

Polish girls in traditional dress dancing in Market Square, Kraków, Poland.

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A trumpeter in 1930s in Kraków, Poland playing the famous Hejnal on top of St. Mary’s Basilica. <i><a href="http://polandgallery.tumblr.com/post/147005651517/the-legend-of-the-unforgotten-trumpeter-of-krak%C3%B3w" target="_blank">Click</a> to read <a href="http://polandgallery.tumblr.com/post/147005651517/the-legend-of-the-unforgotten-trumpeter-of-krak%C3%B3w" target="_blank">The Legend of the Unforgotten Trumpeter of Kraków</a>.</i>

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A trumpeter in 1930s in Kraków, Poland playing the famous Hejnal on top of St. Mary’s Basilica. Click to read The Legend of the Unforgotten Trumpeter of Kraków.

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Saxon Gardens, Warsaw, Poland

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Saxon Gardens, Warsaw, Poland

<p><i>Wawel Castle in Kraków</i>, 1947, by <b><a href="http://polandgallery.tumblr.com/tagged/Jan%20Nepomucen%20Glowacki" target="_blank">Jan Nepomucen Głowacki</a></b> (1802 - 1847)

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■ <a href="http://polandgallery.tumblr.com/tagged/Jan%20Nepomucen%20Glowacki" target="_blank">Jan Nepomucen Głowacki</a></b> (1802 – July 28, 1847) was a Polish realist painter of<b> <a href="http://polandgallery.tumblr.com/post/147060662527/romanticism-in-poland-1820s-1860s" target="_blank">the Romantic era</a></b>, regarded as <b>the most outstanding landscape painter of the early 19th century in Poland under the foreign partitions</b>.

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Wawel Castle in Kraków, 1947, by Jan Nepomucen Głowacki (1802 - 1847)

Jan Nepomucen Głowacki (1802 – July 28, 1847) was a Polish realist painter of the Romantic era, regarded as the most outstanding landscape painter of the early 19th century in Poland under the foreign partitions.

<p><i>“I saw once” - the scene at the piano</i> by <b><b><a href="http://polandgallery.tumblr.com/tagged/%20leon%20wyczolkowski" target="_blank">Leon Wyczółkowski</a></b> </b>(1852 - 1936) <br/></p><p><b>■ <a href="http://polandgallery.tumblr.com/tagged/%20leon%20wyczolkowski" target="_blank">Leon Wyczółkowski</a></b> (11 April 1852 – 27 December 1936) was one of the leading painters of the <b><a href="http://polandgallery.tumblr.com/post/146951546902/young-poland-1890s-1918-young-poland" target="_blank">Young Poland</a> </b>movement, as well as the principal representative of Polish Realism in art of the Interbellum. </p>

“I saw once” - the scene at the piano by Leon Wyczółkowski (1852 - 1936)

Leon Wyczółkowski (11 April 1852 – 27 December 1936) was one of the leading painters of the Young Poland movement, as well as the principal representative of Polish Realism in art of the Interbellum.

<p>Orange Autumn, 

Kraków, Poland 


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Orange Autumn, Kraków, Poland

<p><b><a href="http://polandgallery.tumblr.com/tagged/polandfacts" target="_blank">Poland Facts #1</a>: </b>The word “Poland” is the Anglicized version of Polska, which is ultimately derived from the word or “field.” Thus, Poland means “land of the Poles” — which could be a reference to the Polans, Polanies, or Polonians, who were to eventually unite the territories of Poland and establish the first Polish national dynasty, the Piast.<br/></p>

Poland Facts #1: The word “Poland” is the Anglicized version of Polska, which is ultimately derived from the word or “field.” Thus, Poland means “land of the Poles” — which could be a reference to the Polans, Polanies, or Polonians, who were to eventually unite the territories of Poland and establish the first Polish national dynasty, the Piast.

<p>Warsaw New Town, Poland in 1778. Painted by <b>Bernardo Bellotto</b>.</p>

Warsaw New Town, Poland in 1778. Painted by Bernardo Bellotto.

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Gdańsk, Poland

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Gdańsk, Poland