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Poster Stamp - Monumento a Dante

Title

Poster Stamp - Monumento a Dante

Type

Poster Stamp

Coverage

Italy

Date Issued

1915

Description

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 text as follows: at the top: "ITALIA / ·1915·"; and at the bottom: "TRENTO / MONUMENTO A DANTE" (monument to Dante).

Extent

40 × 31 mm

Bibliographic Citation

Malorzo no. 15-11

Contributor

Cesare Zocchi

Language

Italian