Wednesday 27 September 2017

Wood and Wood Paper Stamps - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps made from different material - Wood

Russia 2016 The 50th Foundation Anniversary of the State Historical and Ethnographic Museum-Reserve "Kizhi" Souvenir Sheet

Issue date 08 August 2016

The Kizhi Open-Air Museum was established in 1966 on the island of Kizhi with a current collection of over 53000 exhibits featuring objects of ethnography, archeology, works the Old Russian painting, modern paintings and drawings, manuscripts and printed books, documents and photographs. 

The stamp on the souvenir sheet depicts the Kizhi Ensemble consisting of two churches and the bell tower built in XVIII-XIX centuries, the souvenir sheet margins bear a schematic map of the Kizhi Open-Air Museum.

1000 numbered special souvenir sheet were printed on 3-ply plywood with a thickness of 1mm and enclosed in a frame. The number on my sheet is 069

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