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Poster Stamp - Onorate l'altissimo Poeta

Title

Poster Stamp - Onorate l'altissimo Poeta

Type

Poster Stamp

Coverage

Italy

Date Issued

1921

Description

This gold-colored, embossed poster stamp was issued in Bologna, Italy, to commemorate the 600th anniversary of Dante's death in 1921. Malorzo records two versions: type a has a right-facing portrait of Dante with dates "1321 - 1921" below; type b is the same but also has words from Inferno 4:80 above the portrait: "Onorate l'altissimo Poeta" (Honor the most exalted poet).

Extent

72 × 39 mm

Bibliographic Citation

Malorzo no. 21-40 (a)
Malorzo no. 21-41 (b)

Language

Italian