Special Cover on Jehangir Art Gallery – Golden Jubilee -2002

Special Cover on Jehangir Art Gallery – Golden Jubilee -2002

Jehangir Art Gallery was inaugurated on 21 Jan 1952 by the then Chief Minister of  Bombay State B G Kher and dedicated to the memory of Sir Cowasji Jehangir’s son Jehangir. It is an art gallery located in Mumbai at Kala Ghoda near Gateway of India. It was designed by G M Bhuta.

A Special Cover was issued on 18 Dec 2002 to mark its Golden Jubilee.

SPECIAL COVER INDIA-JEHANGIR ART GALLERY
SPECIAL COVER INDIA-JEHANGIR ART GALLERY – GOLDEN JUBILEE 2002

Stamps on Buildings-The Netherlands 1969

Stamps on Buildings-The Netherlands 1969

The Netherlands issued a set of Five charity stamps on Buildings in Netherlands.The buildings featured on stamps are

12c- Hius ter heide -A village in Netherlands.

15c -Schroderhuis – The Rietveld Schroder house was built in 1924 andbest known examples of De Stijl Architecture. It is UNESCO World Heritage site since 2000

20c -Open Air school Amsterdam – The first open air school designed by C J Duiker is a national monument.

25c -Civic Orphanage-Amsterdam (1960)-Built by Van Eyck.

45c- Congress Building-The Hague (1969)

FDC NETHER BLDGS
FDC THE NETHERLANDS 1969- BUILDINGS

Paintings from Pescatore Museum – Stamps of Luxembourg 1984

Paintings from Pescatore Museum – Stamps of Luxembourg 1984

Jean Pierre Pescatore Museum is located in Luxembourg.It is housed in Villa Vauban and called Luxembourg City Art Museum. Collection of old masters painting. The museum’s collections find their origins in 19th Century when three influential figures Jean Pierre Pescatore (1793-1855), Leo Lippmann (1803-1883) and Eugene Dutreux-Pescatore (1810-1902) bequeathed their private collections to their home city.

Jean Pierre Pescatore – Tobacco Merchant and Banker – Collection of 17th Century Dutch Paintings and contemporary French history paintings,sculptures & drawings.

Leo Lippmann -Banker & Consul general of Luxembourg in Amsterdam – Collection of 19th Century art,particularly history paintings.

Eugene Dutreux-Pescatore – Inherited her 18th century history paintings,still lifes and Portraits.

These collections of Golden age of Dutch Paintings (17th Century) included works by Cornelis Bega, Gerrit Dou & Jan Steen and 19th Century French history and landscape paintings by artists like Eugene Delacroix,Jean-Louis-Ernest-Meissonier and Jule Dupre.

Luxembourg issued a set of four stamps on Paintings from this museum on 07 May 1984.

4 fr – “Smoker” by David Teniers le Jeune (17th Century)

7 fr – “Young Turk Caressing His Horse” (1826) by Eugene Delacroix (1798-1863)

10 fr – “Festival of Kings” by Jan Steen

50 fr- “The Lacemaker” by Pieter van slingelandt (17th Century)

FDC PAINTINGS LBORG
FDC LUXEMBOURG 1984 -PAINTINGS FROM JEAN -PIERRE PESCATORE MUSEUM.

 

Stamps on Jewish Art – Stamps of Israel 1974

Stamps on Jewish Art – Stamps of Israel 1974

Israel issued a set of three stamps on 11 Jun 1974 on the theme of Jewish Art.

1.25 – Moshe Kisling – (1891- 1953) was a Polish born French Painter . His Painting Lady in Blue was painted in 1922. It is held in Tel Aviv Museum.

2.00 – Chana Orloff – 1888-1968 – She was an Israeli art deco and  figurative art sculptor whose work Mother and Child appears on the stamp and is held in Museum of Art En Harod

3.00 -Chaim Soutine – 1893-1943 -He was a Russian-French painter of Jewish origin .His work Girl in Blue appears on the Israel stamps and is held in The Israel Museum Jerusalem.

FDC ISRAEL PAINTING. KISLING
FDC ISRAEL 1974- MOSHE KISLING- LADY IN BLUE
FDC ISREAL ORLOFF
FDC ISRAEL 1874 – CHANA ORLOFF MOTHER & CHILD
FDC ISRAEL PAINTING
FDC ISRAEL 1974 – Chaim Southine – GIRL IN BLUE

UN Stamps on World Heritage Sites – 1984

UN Stamps on World Heritage Sites – 1984

UN issued stamps under the theme Cultural and Environmental Heritage of Man and the stamps featured World Heritage Sites. The stamps were issued on 18 Apr 1984.

UNO Geneva

0.50 Fr –  Fort Saint Angelo,Birgu, Malta ( World Heritage 1980)

0.70 Fr- Los Glaciares National Park ,Argentina ( World Heritage 1981)

UNO Vienna

3.50 s – Serengeti National Park Tanzania (World Heritage 1981)-Known for massive migration of wildebeest and Zebras.

TWO FDC’s of UN Geneva and UN Vienna are listed.

UNPA NEW YORK

20C – Grand Canyon ,USA (World Heritage site 1979)

50c – Polonnaruwa ,Sri Lanka ( World Heritage 1982)

FDC UN HERITAGE SITES
FDC UNESCO HERITAGE SITES -UNPA GENEVA & UNPA VIENNA
FDC UN HERITAGE SITES
FDC UN HERITAGE SITES -UNPA VIENNA AND UNPA NEW YORK

Buckingham Palace – Special Cover 1993

Buckingham Palace – Special Cover 1993

Originally known as Buckingham House it was acquired as a large townhouse in 1703 for Duke of Buckingham .In 1761 it was acquired by King George III as Private residence for Queen Charlotte and  became known as Queen’s House. It became Buckingham Palace and London residence of the British Monarch on accession of Queen Victoria in 1837.

It was First thrown open to Public on 07 Aug 1993 and a Special Cover was released to Commemorate this event. The Cancellation depicts the words “Ceremonial Capital Of World” and has mint stamps on each of the Monarchs who occupied Buckingham Palace from 1837 to 1993. In the foreground is a beautiful sketch of the Palace.

SPL CVR BUCKINGHAM PALACE
SPECIAL COVER BUCKINGHAM PALACE 1993

Museums in Guernsey – First Day Cover Guernsey 1986

Museums in Guernsey – First Day Cover Guernsey 1986

On 18 Nov 1986 Guernsey issued a set of Four stamps on 100 Years of Museums in Guernsey (1886-1986). The Four Museums featured on the stamps are

14p – Guernsey Museum and Art Gallery

29p- Fort Grey Maritime Museum

31p -Castle Cornet

34p – National Trust of Guernsey Folk Museum

A First Day Cover is listed.

FDC GUERNSEY MUSEUMS
FDC GUERNSEY MUSEUMS 1986