Greek Costume Commemorative Stamps

Greek Costume Commemorative Stamps

Greek Costume Commemorative Stamp Series

Portes Magazine

Based on the detailed 1940s watercolour illustrations by Nicolas Sperling, this 1972 – 1974 stamp series celebrates the traditional fashion specific to various areas of Greece.

With an eye for detail, Nicolas Sperling was the artist of choice for Benaki Museum Founder Antonis Benakis’ published catalog of Hellenic attire, Hellenic National Costumes.

Greek Costume Commemorative Stamps:
Greek Costume Commemorative Stamp Series
Peloponesse, Central Greece, Livantes
Greek Costume Commemorative Stamp Series
Alexandria, Salamis, Epirus
Greek Costume Commemorative Stamp Series
Lefkada, Skyros, Corinth
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