Red House, Kalma - Sweden

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© Simon Le
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...The signature red colour of cottages and timber buildings seen all over the Swedish countryside, but most frequently in the country´s central regions, actually originates from the more than 1000-year-old Stora Kopparberg copper mine in Dalarna´s regional capital Falun – a Unesco World Heritage Site – where iron pigments are used to produce the ”Falu red” calcamine paint, the colour which many foreign visitors name among their most powerful impressions of Sweden...

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  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (23 Oct 2008):


  • Duy Bowyer

    Duy Bowyer gave props (13 Dec 2008):

    Beautiful composition. The fence makes a fantastic prop in this photo. Great work!

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