Special Cover carried by Ruskin 1927 -12th Vintage and Classic Car Rally 2010
The 12th Vintage and Classic Car Rally was held in Jaipur at Hotel Jaimahal Palace on 13 and 14 Feb 2010. A Special cover was released to mark the occasion. The Cover features Late Rajmata Gayatri Devi of Jaipur with her Rolls Royce. A total of 1000 covers were released. The cancellation shows Vintage Cars.
A Limited numberof Covers were carried in a Ruskin 1927 car from Hotel Jaimahal to GPO Jaipur. This car also featured in film Gandhi”.
Jewish Contribution to World Culture in Modern Era – Miniature Sheet of Israel – 1998.
Israel issued a miniature sheet containing six stamps with tabs on 27 Apr 1998 .The theme was Jewish Contribution to World Culture in Modern Era. The Personalities featured on stamps are
Franz Kafka (1883-1924) – Author- He was a German speaking Bohemian Jewish novelist and short story writer ,widely regarded as one of the major figures of 20th Century Literature. He was born into a German speaking Jewish family in Prague.
George Gershwin (1898-1937)-Composer – He was an American composer and Pianist. He was born in Brooklyn USA in an Russian Jewish and Lithuanian Jewish ancestry family.Among his best known works are Orchestral compositions “Rhapsody in Blue” (1924), An American in Paris (1928),as well as contemporary Opera “Porgy & Bess” (1935)
Lev Davidovich Landau (1908-1968) – Soviet Physicist – He was born to Jewish Parents in Baku Azerbaijan. He was awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physics for his mathematical theory of superfluidity that account for properties of Liquid Helium II.
Albert Einstein (1879-1955) -Physicist- Born in Ulm Germany to non observant Ashkenazi Jews.He was awarded the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of Law of Photoelectric effect.He developed the theory of relativity ,one of the two pillars of Modern Physics(alongside quantum mechanics).He is best known for world’s most famous equation – mass energy equivalence formula E = mc2
Leon Blum (1872-1950) – Statesman – He was a French Socialist Politician. A Jew ,he was Prime Minister of France thrice.
Elizabeth Rachel Felix ( 1821-1858) -French Actress of Jewish ancestry
Strictly Ballroom – Stamps & Maxim Cards on Australian Films 1995
Strictly Ballroom is a beautiful 1992 Australian Romantic Film Directed and Co-Written by Baz Luhrmann.It is based on a critically acclaimed stage play originally set up by Luhrmann in 1984.The Film stars Paul Mercurio and Tara Morice.
A stamp & Maxim was issued on 08 Jun 1995 to coincide with the Centenary of Cinema featuring the Film Strictly Ballroom.