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Christmas stamps 2011:Spain

One stamp depicting the sculpture of the Holy Family with the baby Jesus beginning to walk, by Spanish artist Luisa Roldan (1654-1704), whilst the other stamp features a neoclassical version of the Holy Family by painter J. Carrero.

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Christmas Stamps 2011:Spain

This year’s Spanish Christmas issue is made up of two stamps, one depicting the sculpture of the Holy Family with the baby Jesus beginning to walk, by Spanish artist Luisa Roldán (1654-1704), whilst the other stamps features a neoclassical version … Continue reading

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Christmas Stamps 2011:Iceland

Iceland Post\’s Christmas stamps are based on goldwork embroidery, a rich national heritage involving techniques used for Icelandic national costumes.Goldwork is the art of embroidery using silver and gold threads. Reference is also made to skattering, an old Icelandic method … Continue reading

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