Sunday, June 28, 2015

Inspirational Soviet postcard from the 1960s (Yes, I wrote that)


Straight from the Cold War, here's a vintage postcard from the Soviet Union with a great message that transcends ideologies and generations.

The card shows a young boy who is doing some woodworking. He is surrounded by images of boats, an airplane, a rocket ship, birdhouse and a futuristic helicopter.

The caption, translated, essentially states:

Skillful hands do not know boredom

Which is a fantastic message. From anyone, anywhere, at any time. If that's considered propaganda, then it's the kind of propaganda we need more of.

Here's the back of the postcard, which I have not attempted to translate, because Russian cursive is not my specialty.


Here's a closer look at the postcard publisher's logo and that groovy helicopter.

1 comment:

  1. Cool postcard! :D And you can practice your Russian cursive here ;-) https://lingualift.com/blog/russian-cursive-writing-practice-sheet/

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