China ~ Art Card

China ~ Art Card

Received from a Postcrossing pal

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Wildflower – Showy orchis (Orchis spectabilis)

 

Showy orchis (Orchis spectabilis)

Sent to my Aunt

 

Carousel Museum ~ Tiger & Lion

International Museum of Carousel Art

Tiger & Lion

Involved and concerned citizens make up the non-profit corporation of the International Museum of Carousel Art, Hood River, Oregon.  Located in the scenic Columbia River Gorge, it is the largest, most comprehensive collection of carousel art in the world.  Hand-carved wooden animals date from c. 1876-1926.

Tiger – Charles I. D. Looff Co, c. 1891

Lion – G. A. Denzell Co, c. 1895

Art Card – Monet Painting in His Argenteuil Garden

 

Monet Painting in His Argenteuil Garden by Auguste Renior

Oil on canvas, 46 x 60 cm, 1873

Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut

Oregon ~ Map & Mt Hood

Map of Oregon with Mt Hood

OREGON

 

OREGON

Portland Skyline, Crater Lake, Wallowa Valley, Willamette Valley, Central Cascades, Heceta Head Lighthouse

 

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, João Havelange Olympic Stadium

 João Havelange Olympic Stadium

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Specially built for the Pan American games in Rio de Janeiro in 2007.

Sent in an envelope with other cards from a Postcrossing pal in Brazil

From Wikipedia

It is an incredible building – the link has many fabulous pictures of it.

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