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South Africa released stamps on traditional artwork

The South African Post Office  released a series of stamps featuring artworks executed in traditional African beadwork on 29th Oct.2010. These stamps will be in production for five years and feature items from the permanent collection of the Iziko South African National Gallery and the Iziko Social History Collections. “The stamps portray culturally significant items […]

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Marshall Islands to issue new stamps featuring tulips

This graceful garden flower, which we traditionally associate with the Netherlands, is actually an exotic native of Asia Minor. The first bulbs found in Europe came to Vienna, Austria, from Constantinople in Turkey. A passionate interest in the flower resulted, and by the 17th century the tulip reigned as the most popular flower in many […]