Poster Stamp - Edizioni Fascio

Title

Poster Stamp - Edizioni Fascio

Type

Poster Stamp

Coverage

Italy

Date Issued

1921

Description

This gold-colored, embossed poster stamp was issued by Edizioni Fascio in Bologna, Italy, to commemorate the 600th anniversary of Dante's death in 1921. Malorzo records two versions: type "a" has a right-facing portrait of Dante with dates "MCCCXXI - MCMXXI" below; type "b" has a quotation from Inferno 4:80 above the same portrait: "Onorate l'altissimo Poeta" (Honor the most exalted poet) and dates "1321 - 1921" below.

Extent

72 × 39 mm

Bibliographic Citation

Malorzo no. 21-40 (a)
Malorzo no. 21-41 (b)

Contributor

Edizioni Fascio (Bologna, Italy)

Language

Italian

Source

Image from Malorzo.