cddstamps on stamps

my thoughts on stamps, stamp collecting, philately in general and maybe a few other topics !

Friday, June 09, 2006

advance notice

tomorrow I will get to the PO Box.. and collect my mail.. I hope to show the 06 June 06 frankings.. in the meantime.. ... thanks for the emails.. Adrian wins the essay.. what a brilliant email .. some details below about the designer.. here name was on the sheet.. I made it too easy didn't I..

Mayo, Eileen Rosemary; Dame (1906-94).Born in England, she studied in London at Slade School of Art (wood engraving and theatrical design) and Chelsea Polytechnic (sculpture, with Henry Moore), as well as in Paris at the Rubord atelier (tapestry) and Academy Montmartre (under Fernand Leggier). She herself lectured at St Martins School of Art and Sir John Cass College in London then, after moving to Australia in 1953, at the National Art School in Sydney (1957-62). After separating from her husband, in 1962 she moved in NZ, where her mother and sister had lived since 1921, and joined them in Waimate (South Canterbury). In addition to being a printmaker, illustrator, calligrapher and muralist, she designed coins, stamps, tapestry and posters, and wrote and illustrated eight books on natural science.

so much more to stamps.. have a great weekend and while you are.. have a look at my Stamoffers lots.. see link in my favourites

Best wishes.. Michael zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz


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