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  • Tags: Zocchi, Cesare

ZNC_cancellations_italy_trento_1996.jpg
This square cancellation commemorates the centenary of and depicts Cesare Zocchi's 1896 monument to Dante in Trent, Italy.

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This cinderella stamp (possibly part of a series) was issued for the benefit of the Società Dante Alighieri and "Per l'assistenza agli emigranti" (for the assistance of emigrants). The stamp features a portrait of a laborer holding a hammer with…

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This propaganda poster stamp was issued in 1915 as part of a large series promoting the Italian irredentist campaign to annex the cities of Trent and Trieste back to Italy. The stamp depicts Cesare Zocchi's 1896 monument to Dante in Trent and has…

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This poster stamp, probably issued around 1915, honors the Prima Armata (First Army), a division of the Italian army responsible for defending the country's border with Switzerland and Austria-Hungary during World War I. The stamp depicts Cesare…

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This series of poster stamps was issued by or for the Mantua Committee of the Società Dante Alighieri. The stamps feature a scene from the base of Cesare Zocchi's 1896 monument to Dante in Trent in which Dante and Virgil meet Sordello, the…

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This poster stamp is either by or after Gaston Fontanille (1883–1923), commonly known as Delandre, inventor and forger of vignette poster stamps. The stamp depicts Cesare Zocchi's 1896 monument to Dante in Trent, Italy, with the flag of the Kingdom…

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This poster stamp was issued by Carlo Belloni of Milan and features a paraphrase from Inferno 33:80, "Italia! Il bel paese dove il sì suona......" (Italy! The beautiful country where the "sì" is heard......) followed by the propagandistic phrase "È…
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