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WORLD HERITAGE IN FINLAND

LE PATRIMOINE MONDIAL EN FINLANDE

2016, 149 p., ISBN 978-951-616-273-0, € 29 (includes VAT)
Publications of the National Board of Antiquities 5, ISSN 2243-1357

This new publication by the National Board of Antiquities presents the seven Finnish World Heritage sites through images and written word. The publication, created together with the background organisations of the World Heritage sites, aims to promote the recognition of the sites both in Finland and abroad. Two bilingual versions of the book have been published, one in Finnish and Swedish and the other in English and French.

The purpose of the World Heritage in Finland publication is to present the special characteristics of each site and to explain why they have been recognised as unique, even on a global scale. At the same time, the book explores the often colourful history of the sites and describes the operations and principles of Unesco in the protection of cultural and natural heritage. The book also includes beautiful photography.
Suomen maailmanperintökohteet FIN

THE BEST OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FINLAND

Editor Minerva Keltanen

2015, 64 p., paperback,  ISBN 978-951-616-264-8, € 6 (includes VAT)
Publications of the National Museum of Finland 7

The National Museum’s ‘The Best of’ publication in English presents, in texts and pictures, the ten most significant artefacts of the museum from different periods. They include the oldest artefact ever found in Finland, the Antrea Net, as well as the mask believed to have been worn by King Gustav III of Sweden at a masquerade on the fateful night of his assassination. A more modern period is represented by the most popular mobile phone of its time, the Nokia 3310.

In addition, the book presents the fabulous architecture of the National Museum building and its most important interior features, such as the Gallen-Kallela frescos. The publication also includes a short article on the phases of Finland’s history.
KM The Best of

RUSSIAN PORCELAIN

The State of Collections and Research

Editor Elina Anttila
2015, 208 p., hardback, ISBN 978-951-616-249-5, € 42 (includes VAT)

The Vera Saarela Foundation replenishes and enriches the collection of Russian porcelain in the National Museum of Finland. This publication is based on the exhibition and the conference "Russian Porcelain: the State of Reseach and Collections" arranged in the museum in 2009. The publication represents the finest examples of the collection with commentaries from wide range of specialists in the field of Russian porcelain. The articles are in English and Russian.
Russian Porcelain


 



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