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Lemminkainens moder = Lemminkaisen aiti

Dresden? : Rommler & Jonas?, 1920

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION / EXTENT: 1 postcard : color ; 9 x 14 cm

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Postcard features a painting by Axel Gallen, depicting a scene from Kalevala, a Finnish epic poem. The warrior Lemminkainen has been killed, his body hacked to pieces and thrown into the dark river that flows through the underworld, Tuonela. His mother, having collected the parts from the river and sewing them back together, looks up to see a single bee bringing back honey from the halls of the god Ukko, a wondrous ointment that would bring her son to life.

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<p>Postcard features a painting by Axel Gallen, depicting a scene from Kalevala, a Finnish epic poem. The warrior Lemminkainen has been killed, his body hacked to pieces and thrown into the dark river that flows through the underworld, Tuonela. His mother, having collected the parts from the river and sewing them back together, looks up to see a single bee bringing back honey from the halls of the god Ukko, a wondrous ointment that would bring her son to life.</p>
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Lemminkainens moder = Lemminkaisen aiti

Dresden? : Rommler & Jonas?, 1920

<p>Postcard features a painting by Axel Gallen, depicting a scene from Kalevala, a Finnish epic poem. The warrior Lemminkainen has been killed, his body hacked to pieces and thrown into the dark river that flows through the underworld, Tuonela. His mother, having collected the parts from the river and sewing them back together, looks up to see a single bee bringing back honey from the halls of the god Ukko, a wondrous ointment that would bring her son to life.</p>
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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION / EXTENT: 1 postcard : color ; 9 x 14 cm

ABSTRACT

Postcard features a painting by Axel Gallen, depicting a scene from Kalevala, a Finnish epic poem. The warrior Lemminkainen has been killed, his body hacked to pieces and thrown into the dark river that flows through the underworld, Tuonela. His mother, having collected the parts from the river and sewing them back together, looks up to see a single bee bringing back honey from the halls of the god Ukko, a wondrous ointment that would bring her son to life.

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