Stamps on ” The Samaja” Oriya Newspaper -India 2019.

Stamps on “The Samaja” Oriya Newspaper -India 2019.

“The Samaja” is an Oriya Language newspaper founded in 1919 by a Nationalist and a Freedom Fighter Utkalamani Pandit Gopabandhu Das. It has now a readership of almost 16 Lakhs (1.6 Million) and daily Circulation of 350,000. It is published from eight cities across three states in India (Odisha, Andhra Pradesh & West Bengal).

Some of the prominent personalities who have contributed to its growth and have been associated with it are Lal Bahadur Shastri, Lala Lajpat Rai, Sri Krishna Kant, Balwant Rai Mehta, Purshottam Das Tandon. The “Samaja” is owned and managed by “Servants of People Society” founded by Lala Lajpat Rai.

India Post issued a commemorative stamp of Rs 5 to celebrate Centenary year of  “The Samaja”. The stamp has Braille writing. It was issued on 06 Oct 2019.

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Postcards of GDR- Goethe-Schiller Monument – Greifswald

Postcards of GDR- Goethe-Schiller Monument – Greifswald

German Sculptor Ernst Friedrich August Rietschel (1804-1861) created a bronze double statue of  Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1749-1832) and Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805), who are probably the two most revered Literary figures in Germany. These statues were installed in front of Court theatre in Weimar in 1857. This monument is perhaps the most beloved monuments in Germany. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Goethe was a Poet, Novelist and Playwright whereas Schiller was a Poet, Playwright, Philosopher and Historian. Both were great friends and lived at the same time in Weimar.

Greifswald Mecklenburg Vorpommern Place of Friendship square.

GDR issued a postage stamp on this monument on 02 Jul 1990 and also a Postcard alongwith the Greifswald Mecklenburg Vorpommern Place of Friendship square on 07 Aug 1990.

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GDR POSTCARDS 1990- GOETHE -SCHILLER MONUMENT – GREIFSWALD

Postcards of GDR- Goethe-Schiller Monument – Schwerin Castle and Palace.

Postcards of GDR- Goethe-Schiller Monument – Schwerin Castle and Palace.

German Sculptor Ernst Friedrich August Rietschel (1804-1861) created a bronze double statue of  Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1749-1832) and Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805), who are probably the two most revered Literary figures in Germany. These statues were installed in front of Court theatre in Weimar in 1857. This monument is perhaps the most beloved monuments in Germany. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Goethe was a Poet, Novelist and Playwright whereas Schiller was a Poet, Playwright, Philosopher and Historian. Both were great friends and lived at the same time in Weimar.

Schwerin Castle and Palace – It is located in the city of Schwerin, the capital of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state.It is situated on an island in the city’s main lake, the Lake Schwerin. It was built between 1845 and 1857.

GDR issued a postage stamp on this monument on 02 Jul 1990 and also a Postcard alongwith the Schwerin Castle.

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GDR POSTCARDS 1990 -GOETHE -SCHILLER MONUMENT AND SCHWERIN PALACE.

Postcards of GDR- Goethe-Schiller Monument.

Postcards of GDR- Goethe-Schiller Monument.

German Sculptor Ernst Friedrich August Rietschel (1804-1861) created a bronze double statue of  Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1749-1832) and Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805), who are probably the two most revered Literary figures in Germany. These statues were installed in front of Court theatre in Weimar in 1857. This monument is perhaps the most beloved monuments in Germany. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Goethe was a Poet, Novelist and Playwright whereas Schiller was a Poet, Playwright, Philosopher and Historian. Both were great friends and lived at the same time in Weimar.

GDR issued a postage stamp on this monument on 02 Jul 1990 and also a Postcard.

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GDR POSTCARDS 1990- GOETHE -SCHILLER MONUMENT WEIMAR.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stamps on Poets- France 1991.

Stamps on Poets- France 1991.

France has issued a set of stamps on Poets and Authors of 20th Century on 23 Feb 1991.

2.50+0.50 Fr – Francis Ponge (1899-1988)    2.50+0.50 Fr- Jacques Prevert (1900-1977)

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FRANCE 1991- POETS

2.50+0.50 Fr – Paul Eluard (1895-1952)      2.50+0.50 Fr- Louis Aragon (1897-1982)

FRANCE 91 POETS

 

 

Stamps on Astrid Lindgren -Germany 2007.

Stamps on Astrid Lindgren -Germany 2007.

Germany has issued a stamp on 100th Birth Anniversary of Astrid Lindgren on 08 Nov 2007. Astrid Lindgren ( 14 Nov 1907 -28 Jan 2002 ) was a Swedish writer of fiction and screenplays. She is best known for her Children’s book series like Pippi Longstocking, Emili i Lonnerberga, SixBullerby Children and for Children’s Fantasy novels like Mio, My Son, Ronia the robber’s daughter etc. She is said to be the world’s 18th most translated author and fourth-most translated children’s writer after Enid Blyton, Hans Andersen and Brothers Grimm. This was a joint issue with Sweden.

Her portrait features on Swedish 20 Kronor Note in 2015 along with the Character Pippi.

First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed.

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GERMANY 2007 -ASTRID LINDGREN
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SWEDEN 20 KRONER NOTE ON ASTRID LINDGREN AND PIPPI

Sweden issued an 11Kr miniature sheet to commemorate 100th Birth Anniversary of Astrid Lindgren.

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SWEDEN 2007 -ASTRID LINDGREN

 

 

 

Joshua Gosselin Flora Sarniensis– Stamps of Guernsey 1988

Joshua Gosselin Flora Sarniensis– Stamps of Guernsey 1988

Guernsey issued a set of stamps on Joshua Gosselin Flora Sarniensis on 15 Nov 1988. Joshua Gosselin (1739-1812) was a natural historian and a fine herbarium. Based on his works the earliest flora of Guernsey has been compiled as a historical ecology. Stamps on Flowers were issued.

16p – Lagurus Ovatus – Also known as Rabbit’s tail grass of Bunny’s tail grass of Hare’s tail grass. The name hare’s tail accurately describes the creamy white flower. It is perhaps most appealing of all ornamental grasses, Native to Mediterranean Basin, Azores , Canary Islands to Saudi Arabia

 

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GUERNSEY 1988 – JOSHUA GOSSELIN’S FLORA SARNIENSIS.

23p – Silene Gallica – Flowering Plant and common roadside weed. Also known as common catchfly and windmill Pink.

35p- Limonium Binervosum- Rock sea-lavender with small violet-blue flowers.

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GUERNSEY 1988 – JOSHUA GOSSELIN’S FLORA SARNIENSIS.