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Tobacco production was in the past

Posted by
Jypyä Pop (Turku, Finland) on 22 September 2017 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

Tobacco was in Finland, quite common crop in the early 20th century. These plants are in the courtyard of the "Tobacco Factory" in the Turku Handicrafts Museum. The museum has the ability to produce handmade cigars using old methods

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Hello everybody. It is fine that You will see my pictures. I do not know English very well. Therefore, it may be some comments or answers seem strange. I'm trying to learn more. Thank you for your understanding.

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Long ways ago when I was young, a neighbour grew his own tobacco here in London . . dried the leaves in a spare room and smoked the stuff !

22 Sep 2017 5:12am

@Ronnie 2¢: Here was done the same way.

Devi from Chennai, India

Looks like the growth is pretty good !!!!
I thought that tobacco grew only in Tropical..humid and warm places !!!
Nice informative image here !

22 Sep 2017 5:33am

@Devi: Thank you.

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful composition, colors, lights & shadows!

22 Sep 2017 6:20am

@omid: Thank you

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique plante, belle lumière. )

22 Sep 2017 6:26am

@tataray: Thank you

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

J'aime la photo avec cette belle lumière

22 Sep 2017 8:51am

@Martine Libouton: Thank you

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Lovely to see

22 Sep 2017 8:57am

@Marjolein: Thank you

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

This is fascinating, making tobacco as in the olden days.

22 Sep 2017 10:37am

@Curly: Thank you

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb composition . Great to maintain tradition.

22 Sep 2017 11:45am

@Mhelene: Thank you

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

bien cette végétation

22 Sep 2017 2:12pm

@Existence Artistique: Thank you

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful image of the tobacco plants. Nicely composed. :)

22 Sep 2017 2:19pm

@Sam: Thank you

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

I think we're going back to some old ways of doing.

22 Sep 2017 2:50pm

@Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia): Maybe It is possible

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

A beautifully lit image of these plants

22 Sep 2017 4:07pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you.

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

That's certainly an interesting piece of history. Beautiful image, too.

22 Sep 2017 5:37pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you.In this summer you can spend weeks in the museum, where old ways of working are presented. There are representatives of various craftsmanships.

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

These are beautiful versatile plants, great shot of this plot of land.

22 Sep 2017 6:24pm

@Lewis: Thank you

yo from Ile de France, France

Belle prise ! Merci pour les explications...

22 Sep 2017 7:21pm

@yo: Thank you

mauro brando from Perth, Australia

Beautiful garden! Very proud image!

22 Sep 2017 9:21pm

@mauro brando: Thank you

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Interesting ! Thanks for sharing.

23 Sep 2017 1:02am

@Hiro: Thank you

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
1/1600 second
ISO 400
5 mm