Stamps on Paris Scenes – France.

Stamps on Paris Scenes – France.

France issued self-adhesive 20g Priority Letter stamps featuring Paris Scenes.

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FRANCE -PARIS SCENES

Cite Universitaire Paris – It is a Private Park and Foundation established in 1925 providing general and public services, including the maintenance of several residences housing 6,000 students and visiting academics.

Banks of the Seine in Paris – On the banks of Seine in Paris are located some of the most famous monuments from Eiffel Tower to Notre Dame via the Place de la Concorde, but also the historic bridges that connect them. Both Banks are listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1991.

The Catacombs of Paris are underground ossuaries in Paris France which hold the remains of more than six million people. It was created in 1810 to eliminate the city’s overflowing cemeteries. Since 2013 the Catacombs number among 14 City of Paris Museums.

The Fontaine de l’Observatoire is a monumental fountain located in Jadin Marco Polo in Paris with Sculpture by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827-1875). It was dedicated in 1874 and is also known for the Four Parts of the World Sculpture embodied by Female figures. The Four parts represent Europe, Asia, Africa & America.

St Paul’s Cathedral – Great Britain 2008.

St Paul’s Cathedral – Great Britain 2008.

Great Britain issued a miniature sheet on St Paul’s Cathedral on 13 May 2008. It contains two stamps of Ist Class  & two stamps of 81p. It was designed in English Baroque style by the architect Sir Christopher Wren in 1675. It is the seat of Bishop of London. Among the many historic services held are Queen Victoria’s Jubilee Celebrations, Wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, Silver, Golden & Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of Queen Elizabeth II, 80th and 90th Birthday of QE II,

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GREAT BRITAIN MS 2008 -ST PAUL’S CATHEDRAL.

Folk Crafts Wood Carving Bogorodsk – USSR 1979.

Folk Crafts Wood Carving Bogorodsk – USSR 1979.

USSR issued a set of Stamps on Folk Crafts on 14 Jun 1979. One of the 2 Kopeck stamps features a wood Carving from a village Bogorodskoye near Moscow. It features a farmer with horn and bears with balalaika.

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USSR 1979- FOLK CRAFTS -WOOD CARVING BOGORODSK.

Stamps on Latin-American History – Cuba 1986.

Stamps on Latin-American History – Cuba 1986.

Cuba Issued stamps on Latin -American History on 12 Oct 1986. A strip of Five se-Tenant stamps featuring Pre-Columbian Culture is listed. Each stamp is 5 centavo denomination.

5c – Moler Memorial and Chorotega Statue (Costa Rica)

5c -Tabaco Idol & Typical Aboriginal Houses (Cuba)

5c – Spain 40c stamp on Martin Pinzon and Anniversary Emblem.

5c – Typical Houses and Animal shaped seat (Dominica).

5c – Tolita Statue & Ingapirca Fort (Ecuador).

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CUBA 1986 – LATIN-AMERICAN HISTORY

 

Stamps on Michelangelo– Maldives 1975

Stamps on Michelangelo– Maldives 1975

The Maldives issued a set of stamps on 500th Birth Anniversary of Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni on 09 Oct 1975. Michelangelo (1475-1564) was an Italian Painter, Sculptor,

1 Laari – Dying Slave Sculpture      2 Laari-  Paintings from Sistine Chapel

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MALDIVES 1975- MICHELANGELO

3 Laari – Apollo      5 Laari-  Bacchus.

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MALDIVES 1975- MICHELANGELO.

Stamps on German Paintings in Hermitage Museum -USSR 1983.

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 .

4 Kopeck – Madonna and Child under Apple Tree by Lucas Cranach The Elder. This Painting was created by German Painter Lucas(1472-1553) in Northern Rennaissance Period in 1530.

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USSR 1983 – GERMAN PAINTINGS IN HERMITAGE MUSEUM.

 

10 K – Self Portrait by Anton Raphael Mengs (1728-17790 was created in 1776.

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USSR 1983 – GERMAN PAINTINGS IN HERMITAGE MUSEUM

Stamps on German Paintings in Hermitage Museum -USSR 1983.

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.

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USSR 1983 -GERMAN PAINTINGS IN HERMITAGE

45 K – On board a sailing vessel by Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840). This Painting was created by German Painter Caspar in 1818-20.

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USSR 1983 -GERMAN PAINTINGS IN HERMITAGE MUSEUM.