Czechoslovak folk architecture series (1961)

Hana House with Porch

14/02/11 – Series of twenty matchbox labels featuring Czechoslovak folk architecture. Printed in 1961 by the Solo matchworks company.

Haná Porch

Mud house in Slovácko

Half-timbered Farmhouse in Cheb

Chod estate

South Bohemian estate

South Moravian House

Timbered Cottage in Rokycany

Timbered Cottage in Sedlčany

Log House in Podkrkonosí

Log House in Podkrkonosí

Timber barn

Timbered house from Ceskomoravia, Highlands

Timbered Farmhouse in the Turnov

Timbered Farmhouse in the Turnov

Farm in Strakonice

Wallachian Cottage


Vyškov house with porch

Porch on Vyškov

Sources and related information
Czechoslovak matchbox label collection on Flickr//
Related entry: Czech stamp series featuring folk motifs and architecture

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