And what country can preserve it’s liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right as to facts, pardon and pacify them. What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
Thursday, July 30, 2020
“Aurora ” (Russian: Авро́ра ) is a 1900 Russian protected cruiser, currently preserved as a museum ship in Saint Petersburg.
Alas, I searched the web, but there's no higher resolution of this beautiful photograph.ReplyDelete
Looks a bit Art Deco in the photo.ReplyDelete
Very cool. Got a thing for dreadnoughts. Armament looks a bit light though.Delete
Current temperature in Saint Petersburg 56° F (3:15 AM)ReplyDelete