Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Stamps Feature Chinese Zodiac Animals in Art

First Day of Issue: January 7, 2013

France has issued a new book of postage stamps featuring Animals in Art.

The stamps feature artwork consisting of the twelve animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac and related to the Chinese calendar. The artwork in the stamps were done by artists using a variety of materials including earthenware, bronze, and terracotta.

Learn more at: La Poste

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