Thursday, May 20, 2010

Czech Republic - "Prague Castle in the art of postage stamps"

The postage stamp on the card is a panorama of Charles Bridge and Prague Castle also known as Malostransky Castle as viewed from the footbridge Novotny. Prague Castle is the largest castle complex in the world, which was a common theme for many foreign and domestic works. At the same time always was and remains a rich repository of designs for postage stamps. This place was therefore chosen for the exhibition of a representative to the general public, in which will be presented more than ninety year tradition of Czech stamp production in conjunction with collections of objects of the Prague Castle. Visitors will learn about the history of postage stamps with their work. They will be here to see the original proposals marks liner rozkresby or engraving and printing plates. Of famous artists who were inspired by the Prague Castle, Alfons Mucha, the author first postage stamps of Czechoslovakia in 1918, the well-known Max Švabinský, Cyril Bouda, Jaroslav Lukavského, George A. and Ulrich Švengsbíra Kulhanek. The Stamp exhibition will run from 12 May 2010 – 1 August 2010. My dear friend Stan is always in Prague at the right time. Thanks Stan.
Title: Exhibition "Prague Castle in the art of postage stamps"
Date of Issue: 5 May 2010
Country: Czech Republic
Denominations: 17 CZK

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