Stamps on German Paintings in Hermitage Museum -USSR 1983.
The State Hermitage Museum is a museum of art and culture in St Petersburg Russia. It is the second-largest art museum in the world ( by Gallery and exhibition space). Empress Catherine the Great acquired an impressive collection of paintings from Berlin merchant Johann Ernst Gotzkowsky. he had assembled this collection for Frederick II of Prussia who refused to purchase it. It was founded in 1764 and every year on 07 Dec, the museum celebrates the anniversary of its founding as Saint Catherine’s Day. Its collection comprises of Three million items. The museum has six buildings in the Complex and five of which are now open to the public- Winter Palace, Small Hermitage, Old Hermitage, New Hermitage and Hermitage theatre. It had 4.2 Million visitors in 2017 and 4.5 Million in 2018.
A set of stamps were issued by Soviet Union (USSR) on 10 Nov 1983 on German Paintings in Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg Russia. The stamps with embossed labels are listed .
20 K – Self Portrait by Danis Painter Jurgens Ovens (1623 -1678) was created in 1652.
45 K – On board a sailing vessel by Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840). This Painting was created by German Painter Caspar in 1818-20.
Heritage Mysore Post Cards -India 2014-Mysore Palace 1886.
India Post issued a set of 10 Post Cards on Mysore Heritage in 2014.
In 1897 at the close of festivities, during the marriage of Princess Jayalakshmammanniyavaru, the greater part of the wooden Palace was almost destroyed by fire. The postcard features the Wooden Mysore Palace of 1886.