Skaistkalne Manor

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Comments (5)

A.Lebacq on November 3, 2007

Excellent view of this manor-house, well done. Arthur

Ainars Brūvelis on November 3, 2007

Thank You! Latvia has hundreds of beautiful manors outside cities, unfortunately long occupation period made some of them like ruins...

Annette Strauch on January 20, 2009

Dear Ainars, I like this photograph. Now it is under my favourites. Paldies!

Ainars Brūvelis on January 20, 2009

Diolch, Anette S.!

This manor is located on the border between Latvia an Lithuania, other photos.

Formerly this manor house (in nowadays- school)- was famous as at birthplace of one of most educated women in Latvia in 18th century - Elisa von Recke.

Among her friends were Im. Kant, Goethe, Schiller, Wieland, Herder and other European "figures".

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 21, 2007
  • Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works
    by Ainars Brūvelis
    • Camera: SONY DSC-T3
    • Taken on 2007/10/20 13:24:30
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/320)
    • Focal Length: 6.70mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: -0.30 EV
    • No flash