Poster Stamp - Società nazionale Dante Alighieri

Title

Poster Stamp - Società nazionale Dante Alighieri

Type

Poster Stamp

Coverage

Italy

Date Issued

1910s

Description

This series of poster stamps was issued by the Società Dante Alighieri, probably in the 1910s. The stamps depict a woman reading a book to a group of children, a father and son, and mother with baby. Behind the group is a bust of Dante, a book, and tree branches. The background shows the sun rising over the globe with the "boot" of Italy and Sicily visible to the right. Below the vignette is "SOCIETÀ NAZIONALE / DANTE ALIGHIERI". Examples are known in blue and green.

Extent

45 × 24 mm

Contributor

Società Dante Alighieri

Language

Italian