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India on Dr. Maria Montessori

A commemorative postage stamp on the birth centenary of Maria Montessori, an Italian physician and educator, founder of the Montessori method of education : Issued by India Issued on Aug 31, 1970 Issued for : The Indian P & T Department feels privileged to pay its homage to this great teacher by issuing a special postage stamp on the occasion of her birth centenary. Description of […]

India on Leo Tolstoy

A commemorative postage stamp on Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, a Russian writer : Issued by India Issued on Oct 2, 1978 Description of Design : The design of the stamp is vertical and depicts the portrait of Leo Tolstoy. Type : Stamp, Postal Used Colour : Multi colour Denomination : 100 Paise Overall Size : 3.91 X 2.90 cms. Printing Size : 3.55 X 2.54 cms. Perforation : 13 x 13 Watermark […]

Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar

A commemorative postage stamp on the 150th Birth Anniversary of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, an Indian Bengali polymath and a key figure of Bengal Renaissance : Issued by India Issued on Sep 26, 1970 Issued for : The Post and Telegraph Department is happy to bring out a special commemorative stamp in honour of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, the great educationist […]

Mahatma Gandhi Mourning Issue

Complete Set of 4 nos of commemorative postage stamps on Mahatma Gandhi : Issued by India Issued on Aug 15, 1948 Issued to Commemorate the First Anniversary of Independence and in Mourning after the Death of Mahatma Gandhi Picture : The Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi Type : Postal Used Colour :  1.5 anna : Brown 3.5 anna : Violet 12 anna : Dark Gray Green 10 Rs : Purple-Brown & Lake […]

India on Rabindranath Tagore 1961

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of Kabiguru Rabindranath Thakur, 1st non-European to win Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913 : Issued by India Issued on May 7, 1961 Issued for : In 1952, the Posts and Telegraphs Department brought out the first photogravure series of stamps depicting Saints and Poets which included Rabindranath Tagore. The Department deems […]

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