Poster Stamp - Società Italiana "Dante Alighieri", Curityba, Paraná, Brasil

Title

Poster Stamp - Società Italiana "Dante Alighieri", Curityba, Paraná, Brasil

Type

Poster Stamp

Coverage

Brazil

Date Issued

1921

Description

This poster stamp was issued by the Curitiba, Brazil, chapter of the Società Dante Alighieri to commemorate the 600th anniversary of the poet's death in 1921. The stamp features a left-facing portrait of Dante similar to the portrait by Gustave Doré. The portrait is surrounded by text as follows: vertically along the left: "Società Italiana"; along the top: "'DANTE ALIGHIERI'"; vertically along the right: "Curityba-Paraná-Brasil"; along the bottom: "VIo CENTENARIO"; below the portrait is: "14 Settembre 1321". The name and location (Curitiba) of the printer appears in the lower left corner, however the author could not read it.

Extent

32 × 22 mm

Contributor

Società Dante Alighieri (Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil)

Language

Italian