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Poster Stamp - Langenscheidts Sprachführer

Title

Poster Stamp - Langenscheidts Sprachführer

Type

Poster Stamp

Coverage

Germany

Date Issued

ca. 1915?

Description

This poster stamp was issued by the publisher Langenscheidt to advertise a series of phrasebooks that were part of the Toussaint-Langenscheidt language-learning method. The stamp shows Dante, representing the Italian language, sitting on a bench with an open book on his lap. The stamp has text as follows: at the top: "Langenscheidts Sprachführer" (Langenscheidt's phrasebook); below Dante: "Italienisch" (Italian); at the bottom: "Der kleine / Toussaint-Langenscheidt" (The small Toussaint-Langenscheidt); and along the bottom edge: "Serie 1 (12 Bilder), Bild 3." (Series 1, 12 illustrations, illustration 3).

Extent

55 × 40 mm

Contributor

Langenscheidt (Berlin, Germany)

Language

German