Friday, August 6, 2010

Swedish Postal Museum postcard painting

Swedish Postal Museum painting by Hans Arnold

A pen pal from Sweden sent me this amazing postcard of a painting by one of her favorite artists, Hans Arnold - and the building depicted is the Swedish Postal Museum! How lovely.

It also featured these excellent stamps! I don't get a lot of mail from Sweden, so they are extra-special.

Does anyone else marvel at the different names we have for countries than they have for themselves? That always intrigues me. Germany is Deutschland, Sweden is Sverige, Finland is Suomi, etc...