Old Thomas is a weather wane on top of the Town Hall spire. A beloved symbol of Tallinn, he stands there, come rain or shine, guarding the city since 1530.
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Brooches hold together the shirt collar of Estonian folk costumes. Local traditional costumes vary greatly between different parts of Estonia in style, design, and patterns. The brooches on this shirt can be found on display at the Estonian History Museum.
Below, an excerpt from the 19-century poem 'Moorland Flower' by Estonian poetess Anna Haava.