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Poster Stamp - Santiago, Chile

Title

Poster Stamp - Santiago, Chile

Type

Poster Stamp

Coverage

Chile

Date Issued

1921

Description

This poster stamp was issued to commemorate the 600th anniversary of Dante's death. The text reads as follows: "SESTO CENTENARIO / ·MORTE· / DANTE ALLIGHIERI" and "'ONORATE / L'ALTISSIMO POETA' / 1321-Santiago Cile-1921" (Sixth centenary of the death of Dante Alighieri; Honor the most exalted poet). Dante is depicted in the center of a ceremonial wreath wearing red and holding a copy of the Divina commedia; above the wreath are the coat of arms of Chile on the left and of the Kingdom of Italy on the right.

Extent

43 × 32 mm

Language

Italian