Emily Dickinson “Āboliņš un bite” / “One Clover and a Bee”

The bilingual Velvet Series


To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee,
One clover, and a bee,
And revery.
The revery alone will do,
If bees are few.


Lai būtu prērija, viens āboliņš un bite derēs mums,
Viens āboliņš un bite,
Un sapņojums.
Vai sapņojums viens pats —
Ja bišu maz.

Compiler, translator: Kārlis Vērdiņš
Editor: Jānis Elsbergs


Drawings of the Ēvele Parish Priest Anton Georg Bosse in the Collection of the National History Museum of Latvia

Author: Anita Meinarte

Drawings of the Ēvele parish priest Anton Georg Bosse (1792–1860) became widely known in the late 19th century, in association with the Latvian Ethnographic Exhibition in 1896. Anton Georg Bosse portrayed mainly peasants that lived in the manors of Ēvele, Vecjērcēni, Jaunjērcēni, Ķempēni, Ķeiži, Ķemere and Rencēni, as well as individual inhabitants locally and from further afield, whom he deemed significant and worthy of immortalization. The drawings are dated, listing the day, month and year of creation. Each annotation also lists the name and surname of the subject, their occupation, place of residence – their belonging to a manor and farmstead.


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Ilze Konstante “Stalin’s ‘Long Shadow’ in the Fine Arts of Latvia. 1940–1956″

The 16-year span from 1940 to 1956 was a harsh period in the art of Latvia. It is also one of the “white spots” in our art history, and this book is focused on its research.

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