Thursday, October 6, 2011

Triangular Letters

via a raven
“[T]here was a time when this folding was not considered unusual at all, moreover the mails folded in this way were the most valuable the postman could bring; and, as the story unfolding from the few objects on the picture indicates, for several people they remained more valuable than any other a postman can bring them any more. These are the письма-треугольники, the ‘triangular letters,’ the standard form of soldiers’ correspondence during the Great Patriotic War…”
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