Lithograph poster providing some basics on archaeology, for the members of the Catalan Association of scientific excursion, which was founded 5 years before, in 1876; in 1890, the association became the current "Centre Excursionista de Catalunya"
Catalan Esperanto congresses are held since 1910. This lithograph poster advertises the one of Manresa, which took place two months before the beginning of the Civil War. It shows the bridge of Manresa, which is also an allusion to the mission of Esperanto: to transcend nationality and foster peace and international understanding between people with...
The oldest monarchy in the worldThe Viking runic stones in Jelling, a World Heritage Site, are recorded by Harald Bluetooth, the first king of united Denmark about 1000 years ago. The Queen descends from him and Denmark is filled with a rich variety of royal monuments, buildings and treasures spanning thousands of years. From castles and fortresses to...
The Virgin of Montserrat (in Catalan: Mare de Déu de Montserrat), popularly known as La Moreneta, is the patron saint of Catalonia and one of the nine Patrons of the Autonomous Communities of Spain. The image is venerated in the Monastery of Montserrat, symbol for Catalonia and a point of pilgrimage for believers and a must for tourists.
Francisco Ferrer Guardia (Alella, January 10, 1859-Barcelona, October 13, 1909) was a pedagogoanarquista and Spanish freethinker. Ferrer Guardia took on the modern tradition begun by Rousseau in the eighteenth century - contrary to the authority and the religious worldview - to adapt it to anarchism and free-thinking that flourished in industrial cities
EMILI FERRER and ESPELTDraftsman, decorator and designer.Barcelona, 1899 - Barcelona, 1970He collaborated in "D'aci d'alla" (from 1918)JOAN SALVAT PAPASSEITA compilation of short stories published by the poet in the children's magazine LA MAINADA between October 7 and November 4, 1921 (Nos. 18-20 and 22) within a section titled ELS NENS DE LA MEVA ESCALA
La seva obra mestra fou Història de Catalunya, dos volums en català publicats el 1887 i 1889, que van ser la primera història del Principat que es va escriure a l'edat contemporània
Lithograph poster promoting the Book Day (a a yearly event celebrated in Catalonia since April 1923, that later led to the World Book and Copyright Day). It reads:"A man who reads is worth two men."
Joan Miró was a painter, sculptor, engraver and ceramist. And also one of the pioneers of what was called surrealism, specifically its most "childish" and automatic.For Joan Miró the subconscious was a huge playground, or a toy very similar to those he had in his childhood.