US Passport 1810 – Legation France – John Armstrong

US Passport 1810 – Legation France – John Armstrong

U.S. Passport 1810 – Legation in France – John Armstrong Here comes a great U.S. Passport 1810, Legation in France issued by John Armstrong (in his last months as Minister to France – appointment by Thomas Jefferson in 1804), which…

Documents of an East German Diplomat

Documents of an East German Diplomat

Estate of a GDR diplomat, active in Egypt as an advisor to the Egyptian Minister of Education and as 2nd Embassy Secretary in Ethiopia, as well as many other diplomatic assignments from 1965- 1985. Excerpt from cadre file. His wife…

The Passport of John Ruskin 1872

The Passport of John Ruskin 1872

John Ruskin was an English writer, philosopher, art critic, and polymath during the Victorian era. He lived from 8 February 1819 to 20 January 1900. He published on a wide range of topics, including political economy, myth, ornithology, literature, education,…

30 Days to go, until…

30 Days to go, until…

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GDR Passport to Cuba – Youth Festival 1978, Havana

GDR Passport to Cuba – Youth Festival 1978, Havana

This East German (GDR) passport was used for travel to Havana, Cuba, in 1978. Not many East German citizens had the chance to travel that far. In October 1962, the “Völkerfreundschaft” set course for Cuba for the first time. But…

His Royal Highness Prince Zeid al Hussein – Diplomatic Passport

His Royal Highness Prince Zeid al Hussein – Diplomatic Passport

You see the outstanding Iraq diplomatic passport from 1953 of His Royal Highness Prince Zeid al Hussein as Ambassador in London, UK. جواز سفر دبلوماسي صاحب السمو الملكي الأمير زيد الحسين  Zaid bin Hussein, GCVO, GBE (Arabic: زيد بن الحسين; February 28, 1898…

45 Passports of Adelbert von Chamisso and his family 1792-1837

45 Passports of Adelbert von Chamisso and his family 1792-1837

Poet Adelbert von Chamisso During recent research, I found documents of Adelbert von Chamisso and dug deeper – with success. I found his estate stored at the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Germany. Who was Adelbert? He and his family were avid…